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CVE-2008-0594 Detail


Mozilla Firefox before does not always display a web forgery warning dialog if the entire contents of a web page are in a DIV tag that uses absolute positioning, which makes it easier for remote attackers to conduct phishing attacks.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  02/08/2008

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(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (legend)
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Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized modification

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (02/12/2008)

Not vulnerable. This does not affect the versions of Firefox or SeaMonkey shipped in Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

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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 1019342 External Source UBUNTU USN-576-1 External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-0453 External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-0627 External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-1793 Exploit External Source CONFIRM External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2008-1435 External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2008-1535

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