Firefox <= 1.5.0.9 Cross Zone Security Bypass

Medium Log Correlation Engine Plugin ID 800773

Synopsis

The remote browser may allow an attacker to read confidential data.

Description

The installed version of Firefox is reported to be vulnerable to a number of flaws. The details of the flaws are not currently known; however, it is alleged that an attacker can bypass security mechanisms in order to obtain local file contents. In order for this attack to be a success, the attacker would need to be able to convince a user to browsea malicious URI and expect that the user would allow a popup window.

Solution

Upgrade or patch according to vendor recommendations.

See Also

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/[email protected]

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 800773

File Name: 800773.prm

Family: Web Clients

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 2.9

Temporal Score: 2.4

Vector: CVSS2#AV:A/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-0800, CVE-2007-0801

BID: 22396