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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      Last Modified:  08/07/2007

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-3844
Original release date:
08/07/2007
Last revised:
09/28/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
4.3 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity:
Medium
Authentication:
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: 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.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=388121 External Source CONFIRM http://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=388121
http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?objectID=c00771742 External Source HP HPSBUX02153
http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?objectID=c00774579 External Source HP HPSBUX02156
http://securitytracker.com/id?1018479 External Source SECTRACK 1018479
http://securitytracker.com/id?1018480 External Source SECTRACK 1018480
http://securitytracker.com/id?1018481 Patch External Source SECTRACK 1018481
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2007&m=slackware-security.010101 External Source SLACKWARE SSA:2007-213-01
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-103177-1 External Source SUNALERT 103177
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-201516-1 External Source SUNALERT 201516
http://support.novell.com/techcenter/psdb/60eb95b75c76f9fbfcc9a89f99cd8f79.html External Source CONFIRM http://support.novell.com/techcenter/psdb/60eb95b75c76f9fbfcc9a89f99cd8f79.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1344 External Source DEBIAN DSA-1344
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1345 External Source DEBIAN DSA-1345
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1346 External Source DEBIAN DSA-1346
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1391 External Source DEBIAN DSA-1391
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200708-09.xml External Source GENTOO GLSA-200708-09
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:152 External Source MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:152
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2007:047 External Source MANDRIVA MDVSA-2007:047
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:047 External Source MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:047
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2007/mfsa2007-26.html Patch External Source CONFIRM http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2007/mfsa2007-26.html
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_57_mozilla.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SA:2007:057
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0979.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2007:0979
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0980.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2007:0980
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0981.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2007:0981
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/475265/100/200/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20070801 FLEA-2007-0039-1 firefox
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/475450/30/5550/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20070803 FLEA-2007-0040-1 thunderbird
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/25142 Exploit; Patch External Source BID 25142
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-493-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-493-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-503-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-503-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/3587 External Source VUPEN ADV-2007-3587
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/4256 External Source VUPEN ADV-2007-4256
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0082 External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-0082
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1600 External Source CONFIRM https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1600
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9493 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9493
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2007-November/msg00498.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2007-3431
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2007-October/msg00285.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2007-2601

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

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