CVE-2010-0172

medium

Description

toolkit/components/passwordmgr/src/nsLoginManagerPrompter.js in the asynchronous Authorization Prompt implementation in Mozilla Firefox 3.6 before 3.6.2 does not properly handle concurrent authorization requests from multiple web sites, which might allow remote web servers to spoof an authorization dialog and capture credentials by demanding HTTP authentication in opportunistic circumstances.

References

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2010:070

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2010/mfsa2010-15.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/38918

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/0692

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=537862

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A8281

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2010-03-25

Updated: 2017-09-19

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 4.3

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: MEDIUM