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CVE-2007-3844 Detail

Description

Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.5, Thunderbird 2.0.0.5 and before 1.5.0.13, 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 window.open function or (b) a content.location assignment, aka "Cross Context Scripting." NOTE: this issue is caused by a CVE-2007-3089 regression.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  08/07/2007

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
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: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=250648 The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having moderate security impact, a future update may address this flaw.

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=388121
http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?objectID=c00771742
http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?objectID=c00774579
http://securitytracker.com/id?1018479
http://securitytracker.com/id?1018480
http://securitytracker.com/id?1018481 Patch
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2007&m=slackware-security.010101
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-103177-1
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-201516-1
http://support.novell.com/techcenter/psdb/60eb95b75c76f9fbfcc9a89f99cd8f79.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1344
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1345
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1346
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1391
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200708-09.xml
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:152
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2007:047
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:047
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2007/mfsa2007-26.html Patch
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_57_mozilla.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0979.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0980.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0981.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/475265/100/200/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/475450/30/5550/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/25142 Exploit Patch
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-493-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-503-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/3587
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/4256
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0082
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1600
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9493
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2007-November/msg00498.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2007-October/msg00285.html

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9493
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9493

Technical Details

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-3844
NVD Published Date:
08/07/2007
NVD Last Modified:
09/28/2017