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CVE-2010-3171 Detail

Current Description

The Math.random function in the JavaScript implementation in Mozilla Firefox 3.5.10 through 3.5.11, 3.6.4 through 3.6.8, and 4.0 Beta1 uses a random number generator that is seeded only once per document object, which makes it easier for remote attackers to track a user, or trick a user into acting upon a spoofed pop-up message, by calculating the seed value, related to a "temporary footprint" and an "in-session phishing attack." NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incorrect fix for CVE-2008-5913.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.8 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 4.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2010-09/0117.html
http://blogs.sun.com/security/entry/multiple_vulnerabilities_in_mozilla_firefox
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/43222 Exploit
http://www.trusteer.com/sites/default/files/Cross_domain_Math_Random_leakage_in_FF_3.6.4-3.6.8.pdf Exploit
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0061
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=577512
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A7370

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.5.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.5.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.6.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.6.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.6.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.6.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:4.0:beta1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2010-3171
NVD Published Date:
09/15/2010
NVD Last Modified:
09/18/2017