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CVE-2007-3844 Detail


Mozilla Firefox, Thunderbird and before, and SeaMonkey 1.1.3 allows remote attackers to conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks with chrome privileges via an addon that inserts a (1) javascript: or (2) data: link into an about:blank document loaded by chrome via (a) the function or (b) a content.location assignment, aka "Cross Context Scripting." NOTE: this issue is caused by a CVE-2007-3089 regression.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  08/07/2007

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(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (legend)
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Access Vector:
Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized modification

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (08/17/2007)

Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug: The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having moderate security impact, a future update may address this flaw.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name External Source CONFIRM External Source HP HPSBUX02153 External Source HP HPSBUX02156 External Source SECTRACK 1018479 External Source SECTRACK 1018480 Patch External Source SECTRACK 1018481 External Source SLACKWARE SSA:2007-213-01 External Source SUNALERT 103177 External Source SUNALERT 201516 External Source CONFIRM External Source DEBIAN DSA-1344 External Source DEBIAN DSA-1345 External Source DEBIAN DSA-1346 External Source DEBIAN DSA-1391 External Source GENTOO GLSA-200708-09 External Source MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:152 External Source MANDRIVA MDVSA-2007:047 External Source MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:047 Patch External Source CONFIRM External Source SUSE SUSE-SA:2007:057 External Source REDHAT RHSA-2007:0979 External Source REDHAT RHSA-2007:0980 External Source REDHAT RHSA-2007:0981 External Source BUGTRAQ 20070801 FLEA-2007-0039-1 firefox External Source BUGTRAQ 20070803 FLEA-2007-0040-1 thunderbird Exploit; Patch External Source BID 25142 External Source UBUNTU USN-493-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-503-1 External Source VUPEN ADV-2007-3587 External Source VUPEN ADV-2007-4256 External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-0082 External Source CONFIRM External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9493 External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2007-3431 External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2007-2601

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