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CVE-2007-6589 Detail

Current Description

The jar protocol handler in Mozilla Firefox before 2.0.0.10 and SeaMonkey before 1.1.7 does not update the origin domain when retrieving the inner URL parameter yields an HTTP redirect, which allows remote attackers to conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks via a jar: URI, a different vulnerability than CVE-2007-5947.

Source:  MITRE
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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

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://blog.beford.org/?p=8
http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?objectID=c00771742
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2007/mfsa2007-37.html
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0083
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=369814
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=403331
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A6033

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting') (CWE-79)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
2.0.0.9
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
1.1.6


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-6589
NVD Published Date:
12/28/2007
NVD Last Modified:
09/28/2017