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CVE-2009-1839 Detail

Description

Mozilla Firefox 3 before 3.0.11 associates an incorrect principal with a file: URL loaded through the location bar, which allows user-assisted remote attackers to bypass intended access restrictions and read files via a crafted HTML document, aka a "file-URL-to-file-URL scripting" attack.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  06/12/2009

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.4 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2009&m=slackware-security.372468
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-264308-1
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1820
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2009/mfsa2009-30.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/35326 Patch
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/35386
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1572 Patch Vendor Advisory
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=479943
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=503581
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9256
https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1095.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-June/msg00574.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-June/msg00657.html

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9256
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9256

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)

Change History

2 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-1839
NVD Published Date:
06/12/2009
NVD Last Modified:
09/28/2017