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CVE-2009-0356 Detail

Description

Mozilla Firefox before 3.0.6 and SeaMonkey do not block links to the (1) about:plugins and (2) about:config URIs from .desktop files, which allows user-assisted remote attackers to bypass the Same Origin Policy and execute arbitrary code with chrome privileges via vectors involving the URL field in a Desktop Entry section of a .desktop file, related to representation of about: URIs as jar:file:// URIs. NOTE: this issue exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2008-4582.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  02/04/2009

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.1 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): High
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Provides unauthorized access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-02/msg00001.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-0256.html
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2009-040.htm
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:044
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2009/mfsa2009-04.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/33598
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1021666
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0313
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=460425
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9922
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-February/msg00240.html

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9922
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9922

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:0.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:0.6.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:0.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:0.7.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:0.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:0.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:0.9:rc:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:0.9.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:0.9.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:0.9.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:0.9_rc:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:0.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:0.10.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0:preview_release:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5:beta1:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5:beta2:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0:beta1:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0:beta_1:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0:rc3:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.16:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.17:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.18:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0_.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0_.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0_.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0_.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0_.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0_.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0_.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0_8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.0:alpha:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.0:beta2:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.0:beta5:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions up to (including) 3.0.5
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-0356
NVD Published Date:
02/04/2009
NVD Last Modified:
09/28/2017