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CVE-2010-0170 Detail

Current Description

Mozilla Firefox 3.6 before 3.6.2 does not offer plugins the expected window.location protection mechanism, which might allow remote attackers to bypass the Same Origin Policy and conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks via vectors that are specific to each affected plugin.

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://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2010:070
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2010/mfsa2010-10.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/38918
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/38919
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/0692
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=541530
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A8602

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:3.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2010-0170
NVD Published Date:
03/25/2010
NVD Last Modified:
09/18/2017