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CVE-2008-0414 Detail


Mozilla Firefox before and SeaMonkey before 1.1.8 allows user-assisted remote attackers to trick the user into uploading arbitrary files via label tags that shift focus to a file input field, aka "focus spoofing."

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  02/08/2008

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CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
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(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (legend)
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CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
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 (02/12/2008)

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 updates will address this flaw. More information regarding issue severity can be found here:

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name External Source CONFIRM External Source SUSE SUSE-SA:2008:008 External Source SUNALERT 238492 External Source CONFIRM External Source CONFIRM External Source DEBIAN DSA-1484 External Source DEBIAN DSA-1485 External Source DEBIAN DSA-1489 External Source DEBIAN DSA-1506 External Source GENTOO GLSA-200805-18 External Source MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:048 External Source CONFIRM External Source BUGTRAQ 20080209 rPSA-2008-0051-1 firefox External Source BUGTRAQ 20080212 FLEA-2008-0001-1 firefox External Source BID 27683 External Source SECTRACK 1019330 External Source UBUNTU USN-576-1 External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-0453 External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-0627 External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-1793,408034,404391,405299 External Source CONFIRM,408034,404391,405299 External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2008-1435 External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2008-1459 External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2008-1535

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