Firefox < Cross Domain Data Theft

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 35251


The remote Windows host contains a web browser that is affected by a cross domain data theft vulnerability.


The installed version of Firefox is earlier than Such versions shipped without a fix for a security issue that was reportedly fixed in version Specifically :

- A website may be able to access a limited amount of data from a different domain by loading a same-domain JavaScript URL which redirects to an off-domain target resource containing data which is not parsable as JavaScript. (MFSA 2008-65)

Note that Mozilla is not planning further security / stability updates for Firefox 2.


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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 35251

File Name: mozilla_firefox_20020.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.10 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2008/12/22

Modified: 2017/06/09

Dependencies: 20862

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox

Required KB Items: Mozilla/Firefox/Version

Patch Publication Date: 2008/12/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-5507

OSVDB: 51292

CWE: 200