Mozilla Firefox <= Cross Zone Security Bypass

Low Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 3903


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


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.


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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 3903

File Name: 3903.prm

Family: Web Clients

Published: 2007/02/06

Modified: 2016/03/12

Dependencies: 9131

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


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


Base Score: 3

Temporal Score: 2.8


Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:F/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox

Reference Information

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

BID: 22396

OSVDB: 32108