ID CVE-2009-1310
Summary Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the MozSearch plugin implementation in Mozilla Firefox before 3.0.9 allows user-assisted remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via a javascript: URI in the SearchForm element.
References
Vulnerable Configurations
  • Mozilla Firefox 0.1
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:0.1
  • Mozilla Firefox 0.2
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:0.2
  • Mozilla Firefox 0.3
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:0.3
  • Mozilla Firefox 0.4
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:0.4
  • Mozilla Firefox 0.5
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:0.5
  • Mozilla Firefox 0.6
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:0.6
  • Mozilla Firefox 0.6.1
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:0.6.1
  • Mozilla Firefox 0.7
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:0.7
  • Mozilla Firefox 0.7.1
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:0.7.1
  • Mozilla Firefox 0.8
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:0.8
  • Mozilla Firefox 0.9
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:0.9
  • Mozilla Firefox 0.9 rc
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:0.9:rc
  • Mozilla Firefox 0.9.1
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:0.9.1
  • Mozilla Firefox 0.9.2
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:0.9.2
  • Mozilla Firefox 0.9.3
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:0.9.3
  • cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:0.9_rc
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:0.9_rc
  • Mozilla Firefox 0.10
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:0.10
  • Mozilla Firefox 0.10.1
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:0.10.1
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.0
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.0 Preview Release
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0:preview_release
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.0.1
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.1
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.0.2
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.2
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.0.3
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.3
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.0.4
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.4
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.0.5
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.5
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.0.6
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.6
  • cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.6:-:linux
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.6:-:linux
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.0.7
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.7
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.0.8
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.8
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5 Beta 1
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5:beta1
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5 Beta 2
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5:beta2
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.1
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.1
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.2
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.2
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.3
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.3
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.4
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.4
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.5
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.5
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.6
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.6
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.7
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.7
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.8
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.8
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.9
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.9
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.10
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.10
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.11
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.11
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.12
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.12
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5.1
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.1
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5.2
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.2
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5.3
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.3
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5.4
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.4
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5.5
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.5
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5.6
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.6
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5.7
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.7
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5.8
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.8
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.8
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.8
  • Mozilla Firefox 2.0
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0
  • cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0:beta1
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0:beta1
  • cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0:beta_1
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0:beta_1
  • cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0:rc2
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0:rc2
  • cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0:rc3
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0:rc3
  • Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.1
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.1
  • Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.2
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.2
  • Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.3
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.3
  • Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.4
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.4
  • Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.5
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.5
  • Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.6
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.6
  • Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.7
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.7
  • Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.8
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.8
  • Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.9
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.9
  • Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.10
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.10
  • Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.11
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.11
  • Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.12
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.12
  • Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.13
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.13
  • Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.14
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.14
  • Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.15
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.15
  • Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.16
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.16
  • Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.17
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.17
  • Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.18
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.18
  • Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.19
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.19
  • Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.20
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.20
  • cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.21
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.21
  • cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0_8
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0_8
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.0
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.0
  • cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.0:alpha
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.0:alpha
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.0 Beta 2
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.0:beta2
  • cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.0:beta5
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.0:beta5
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.0.1
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.1
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.0.2
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.2
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.0.3
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.3
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.0.4
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.4
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.0.5
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.5
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.0.6
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.6
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.0.7
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.7
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.0.8
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.8
CVSS
Base: 4.3 (as of 23-04-2009 - 09:16)
Impact:
Exploitability:
CWE CWE-79
CAPEC
  • Cross Site Scripting through Log Files
    An attacker may leverage a system weakness where logs are susceptible to log injection to insert scripts into the system's logs. If these logs are later viewed by an administrator through a thin administrative interface and the log data is not properly HTML encoded before being written to the page, the attackers' scripts stored in the log will be executed in the administrative interface with potentially serious consequences. This attack pattern is really a combination of two other attack patterns: log injection and stored cross site scripting.
  • Embedding Scripts in Non-Script Elements
    This attack is a form of Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) where malicious scripts are embedded in elements that are not expected to host scripts such as image tags (<img>), comments in XML documents (< !-CDATA->), etc. These tags may not be subject to the same input validation, output validation, and other content filtering and checking routines, so this can create an opportunity for an attacker to tunnel through the application's elements and launch a XSS attack through other elements. As with all remote attacks, it is important to differentiate the ability to launch an attack (such as probing an internal network for unpatched servers) and the ability of the remote attacker to collect and interpret the output of said attack.
  • Embedding Scripts within Scripts
    An attack of this type exploits a programs' vulnerabilities that are brought on by allowing remote hosts to execute scripts. The attacker leverages this capability to execute scripts to execute his/her own script by embedding it within other scripts that the target software is likely to execute. The attacker must have the ability to inject script into script that is likely to be executed. If this is done, then the attacker can potentially launch a variety of probes and attacks against the web server's local environment, in many cases the so-called DMZ, back end resources the web server can communicate with, and other hosts. With the proliferation of intermediaries, such as Web App Firewalls, network devices, and even printers having JVMs and Web servers, there are many locales where an attacker can inject malicious scripts. Since this attack pattern defines scripts within scripts, there are likely privileges to execute said attack on the host. Of course, these attacks are not solely limited to the server side, client side scripts like Ajax and client side JavaScript can contain malicious scripts as well. In general all that is required is for there to be sufficient privileges to execute a script, but not protected against writing.
  • Cross-Site Scripting in Error Pages
    An attacker distributes a link (or possibly some other query structure) with a request to a third party web server that is malformed and also contains a block of exploit code in order to have the exploit become live code in the resulting error page. When the third party web server receives the crafted request and notes the error it then creates an error message that echoes the malformed message, including the exploit. Doing this converts the exploit portion of the message into to valid language elements that are executed by the viewing browser. When a victim executes the query provided by the attacker the infected error message error message is returned including the exploit code which then runs in the victim's browser. XSS can result in execution of code as well as data leakage (e.g. session cookies can be sent to the attacker). This type of attack is especially dangerous since the exploit appears to come from the third party web server, who the victim may trust and hence be more vulnerable to deception.
  • Cross-Site Scripting Using Alternate Syntax
    The attacker uses alternate forms of keywords or commands that result in the same action as the primary form but which may not be caught by filters. For example, many keywords are processed in a case insensitive manner. If the site's web filtering algorithm does not convert all tags into a consistent case before the comparison with forbidden keywords it is possible to bypass filters (e.g., incomplete black lists) by using an alternate case structure. For example, the "script" tag using the alternate forms of "Script" or "ScRiPt" may bypass filters where "script" is the only form tested. Other variants using different syntax representations are also possible as well as using pollution meta-characters or entities that are eventually ignored by the rendering engine. The attack can result in the execution of otherwise prohibited functionality.
  • Cross-Site Scripting Using MIME Type Mismatch
    An attacker creates a file with scripting content but where the specified MIME type of the file is such that scripting is not expected. Some browsers will detect that the specified MIME type of the file does not match the actual type of the content and will automatically switch to using an interpreter for the real content type. If the browser does not invoke script filters before doing this, the attackers' script may run on the target unsanitized. For example, the MIME type text/plain may be used where the actual content is text/javascript or text/html. Since text does not contain scripting instructions, the stated MIME type would indicate that filtering is unnecessary. However, if the target application subsequently determines the file's real type and invokes the appropriate interpreter, scripted content could be invoked. In another example, img tags in HTML content could reference a renderable type file instead of an expected image file. The file extension and MIME type can describe an image file, but the file content can be text/javascript or text/html resulting in script execution. If the browser assumes all references in img tags are images, and therefore do not need to be filtered for scripts, this would bypass content filters. In a cross-site scripting attack, the attacker tricks the victim into accessing a URL that uploads a script file with an incorrectly specified MIME type. If the victim's browser switches to the appropriate interpreter without filtering, the attack will execute as a standard XSS attack, possibly revealing the victim's cookies or executing arbitrary script in their browser.
  • Cross-Site Scripting in Attributes
    The attacker inserts commands to perform cross-site scripting (XSS) actions in HTML attributes. Many filters do not adequately sanitize attributes against the presence of potentially dangerous commands even if they adequately sanitize tags. For example, dangerous expressions could be inserted into a style attribute in an anchor tag, resulting in the execution of malicious code when the resulting page is rendered. If a victim is tricked into viewing the rendered page the attack proceeds like a normal XSS attack, possibly resulting in the loss of sensitive cookies or other malicious activities.
  • Cross-Site Scripting via Encoded URI Schemes
    An attack of this type exploits the ability of most browsers to interpret "data", "javascript" or other URI schemes as client-side executable content placeholders. This attack consists of passing a malicious URI in an anchor tag HREF attribute or any other similar attributes in other HTML tags. Such malicious URI contains, for example, a base64 encoded HTML content with an embedded cross-site scripting payload. The attack is executed when the browser interprets the malicious content i.e., for example, when the victim clicks on the malicious link.
  • Cross-Site Scripting Using Doubled Characters, e.g. %3C%3Cscript
    The attacker bypasses input validation by using doubled characters in order to perform a cross-site scripting attack. Some filters fail to recognize dangerous sequences if they are preceded by repeated characters. For example, by doubling the < before a script command, (<<script or %3C%3script using URI encoding) the filters of some web applications may fail to recognize the presence of a script tag. If the targeted server is vulnerable to this type of bypass, the attacker can create a crafted URL or other trap to cause a victim to view a page on the targeted server where the malicious content is executed, as per a normal XSS attack.
  • Cross-Site Scripting Using Flash
    An attacker injects malicious script to global parameters in a Flash movie via a crafted URL. The malicious script is executed in the context of the Flash movie. As such, this is a form of Cross-Site Scripting (XSS), but the abilities granted to the Flash movie make this attack more flexible.
  • Cross-Site Scripting with Masking through Invalid Characters in Identifiers
    The attacker inserts invalid characters in identifiers to bypass application filtering of input. Filters may not scan beyond invalid characters but during later stages of processing content that follows these invalid characters may still be processed. This allows the attacker to sneak prohibited commands past filters and perform normally prohibited operations. Invalid characters may include null, carriage return, line feed or tab in an identifier. Successful bypassing of the filter can result in a XSS attack, resulting in the disclosure of web cookies or possibly other results.
  • Embedding Scripts in HTTP Query Strings
    A variant of cross-site scripting called "reflected" cross-site scripting, the HTTP Query Strings attack consists of passing a malicious script inside an otherwise valid HTTP request query string. This is of significant concern for sites that rely on dynamic, user-generated content such as bulletin boards, news sites, blogs, and web enabled administration GUIs. The malicious script may steal session data, browse history, probe files, or otherwise execute attacks on the client side. Once the attacker has prepared the malicious HTTP query it is sent to a victim user (perhaps by email, IM, or posted on an online forum), who clicks on a normal looking link that contains a poison query string. This technique can be made more effective through the use of services like http://tinyurl.com/, which makes very small URLs that will redirect to very large, complex ones. The victim will not know what he is really clicking on.
  • Simple Script Injection
    An attacker embeds malicious scripts in content that will be served to web browsers. The goal of the attack is for the target software, the client-side browser, to execute the script with the users' privilege level. An attack of this type exploits a programs' vulnerabilities that are brought on by allowing remote hosts to execute code and scripts. Web browsers, for example, have some simple security controls in place, but if a remote attacker is allowed to execute scripts (through injecting them in to user-generated content like bulletin boards) then these controls may be bypassed. Further, these attacks are very difficult for an end user to detect.
  • AJAX Fingerprinting
    This attack utilizes the frequent client-server roundtrips in Ajax conversation to scan a system. While Ajax does not open up new vulnerabilities per se, it does optimize them from an attacker point of view. In many XSS attacks the attacker must get a "hole in one" and successfully exploit the vulnerability on the victim side the first time, once the client is redirected the attacker has many chances to engage in follow on probes, but there is only one first chance. In a widely used web application this is not a major problem because 1 in a 1,000 is good enough in a widely used application. A common first step for an attacker is to footprint the environment to understand what attacks will work. Since footprinting relies on enumeration, the conversational pattern of rapid, multiple requests and responses that are typical in Ajax applications enable an attacker to look for many vulnerabilities, well-known ports, network locations and so on.
  • Embedding Script (XSS) in HTTP Headers
    An attack of this type exploits web applications that generate web content, such as links in a HTML page, based on unvalidated or improperly validated data submitted by other actors. XSS in HTTP Headers attacks target the HTTP headers which are hidden from most users and may not be validated by web applications.
  • XSS in IMG Tags
    Image tags are an often overlooked, but convenient, means for a Cross Site Scripting attack. The attacker can inject script contents into an image (IMG) tag in order to steal information from a victim's browser and execute malicious scripts.
Access
VectorComplexityAuthentication
NETWORK MEDIUM NONE
Impact
ConfidentialityIntegrityAvailability
NONE PARTIAL NONE
nessus via4
  • NASL family Debian Local Security Checks
    NASL id DEBIAN_DSA-1886.NASL
    description Several remote vulnerabilities have been discovered in the Iceweasel web browser, an unbranded version of the Firefox browser. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems : - CVE-2009-3079 'moz_bug_r_a4' discovered that a programming error in the FeedWriter module could lead to the execution of JavaScript code with elevated privileges. - CVE-2009-1310 Prateek Saxena discovered a cross-site scripting vulnerability in the MozSearch plugin interface.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-10
    plugin id 44751
    published 2010-02-24
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=44751
    title Debian DSA-1886-1 : iceweasel - several vulnerabilities
  • NASL family Mandriva Local Security Checks
    NASL id MANDRIVA_MDVSA-2009-111.NASL
    description Security vulnerabilities have been discovered in previous versions, and corrected in the latest Mozilla Firefox 3.x, version 3.0.10. (CVE-2009-1302, CVE-2009-1303, CVE-2009-1304, CVE-2009-1305, CVE-2009-0652, CVE-2009-1306, CVE-2009-1307, CVE-2009-1308, CVE-2009-1309, CVE-2009-1310, CVE-2009-1311, CVE-2009-1312, CVE-2009-1313) This update provides the latest Mozilla Firefox 3.x to correct these issues. Additionally, some packages which require so, have been rebuilt and are being provided as updates. Update : The recent Mozilla Firefox update missed the Firefox language packs for Mandriva Linux 2009. This update provides them, fixing the issue.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2019-01-02
    plugin id 38853
    published 2009-05-13
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=38853
    title Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : firefox (MDVSA-2009:111-1)
  • NASL family Oracle Linux Local Security Checks
    NASL id ORACLELINUX_ELSA-2009-0436.NASL
    description From Red Hat Security Advisory 2009:0436 : Updated firefox packages that fix several security issues are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5. This update has been rated as having critical security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team. Mozilla Firefox is an open source Web browser. XULRunner provides the XUL Runtime environment for Mozilla Firefox. Several flaws were found in the processing of malformed web content. A web page containing malicious content could cause Firefox to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code as the user running Firefox. (CVE-2009-1302, CVE-2009-1303, CVE-2009-1304, CVE-2009-1305) Several flaws were found in the way malformed web content was processed. A web page containing malicious content could execute arbitrary JavaScript in the context of the site, possibly presenting misleading data to a user, or stealing sensitive information such as login credentials. (CVE-2009-0652, CVE-2009-1306, CVE-2009-1307, CVE-2009-1308, CVE-2009-1309, CVE-2009-1310, CVE-2009-1312) A flaw was found in the way Firefox saved certain web pages to a local file. If a user saved the inner frame of a web page containing POST data, the POST data could be revealed to the inner frame, possibly surrendering sensitive information such as login credentials. (CVE-2009-1311) For technical details regarding these flaws, refer to the Mozilla security advisories for Firefox 3.0.9. You can find a link to the Mozilla advisories in the References section of this errata. All Firefox users should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain Firefox version 3.0.9, which corrects these issues. After installing the update, Firefox must be restarted for the changes to take effect.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-06-29
    plugin id 67847
    published 2013-07-12
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=67847
    title Oracle Linux 4 / 5 : firefox (ELSA-2009-0436)
  • NASL family CentOS Local Security Checks
    NASL id CENTOS_RHSA-2009-0436.NASL
    description Updated firefox packages that fix several security issues are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5. This update has been rated as having critical security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team. Mozilla Firefox is an open source Web browser. XULRunner provides the XUL Runtime environment for Mozilla Firefox. Several flaws were found in the processing of malformed web content. A web page containing malicious content could cause Firefox to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code as the user running Firefox. (CVE-2009-1302, CVE-2009-1303, CVE-2009-1304, CVE-2009-1305) Several flaws were found in the way malformed web content was processed. A web page containing malicious content could execute arbitrary JavaScript in the context of the site, possibly presenting misleading data to a user, or stealing sensitive information such as login credentials. (CVE-2009-0652, CVE-2009-1306, CVE-2009-1307, CVE-2009-1308, CVE-2009-1309, CVE-2009-1310, CVE-2009-1312) A flaw was found in the way Firefox saved certain web pages to a local file. If a user saved the inner frame of a web page containing POST data, the POST data could be revealed to the inner frame, possibly surrendering sensitive information such as login credentials. (CVE-2009-1311) For technical details regarding these flaws, refer to the Mozilla security advisories for Firefox 3.0.9. You can find a link to the Mozilla advisories in the References section of this errata. All Firefox users should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain Firefox version 3.0.9, which corrects these issues. After installing the update, Firefox must be restarted for the changes to take effect.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-10
    plugin id 43743
    published 2010-01-06
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=43743
    title CentOS 4 / 5 : firefox (CESA-2009:0436)
  • NASL family Gentoo Local Security Checks
    NASL id GENTOO_GLSA-201301-01.NASL
    description The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201301-01 (Mozilla Products: Multiple vulnerabilities) Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Mozilla Firefox, Thunderbird, SeaMonkey, NSS, GNU IceCat, and XULRunner. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details. Impact : A remote attacker could entice a user to view a specially crafted web page or email, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code or a Denial of Service condition. Furthermore, a remote attacker may be able to perform Man-in-the-Middle attacks, obtain sensitive information, bypass restrictions and protection mechanisms, force file downloads, conduct XML injection attacks, conduct XSS attacks, bypass the Same Origin Policy, spoof URL’s for phishing attacks, trigger a vertical scroll, spoof the location bar, spoof an SSL indicator, modify the browser’s font, conduct clickjacking attacks, or have other unspecified impact. A local attacker could gain escalated privileges, obtain sensitive information, or replace an arbitrary downloaded file. Workaround : There is no known workaround at this time.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-19
    plugin id 63402
    published 2013-01-08
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=63402
    title GLSA-201301-01 : Mozilla Products: Multiple vulnerabilities (BEAST)
  • NASL family FreeBSD Local Security Checks
    NASL id FREEBSD_PKG_3B18E2372F1511DE96720030843D3802.NASL
    description Mozilla Foundation reports : MFSA 2009-22: Firefox allows Refresh header to redirect to javascript: URIs MFSA 2009-21: POST data sent to wrong site when saving web page with embedded frame MFSA 2009-20: Malicious search plugins can inject code into arbitrary sites MFSA 2009-19: Same-origin violations in XMLHttpRequest and XPCNativeWrapper.toString MFSA 2009-18: XSS hazard using third-party stylesheets and XBL bindings MFSA 2009-17: Same-origin violations when Adobe Flash loaded via view-source: scheme MFSA 2009-16: jar: scheme ignores the content-disposition: header on the inner URI MFSA 2009-15: URL spoofing with box drawing character MFSA 2009-14 Crashes with evidence of memory corruption (rv:1.9.0.9)
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-21
    plugin id 36212
    published 2009-04-22
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=36212
    title FreeBSD : mozilla -- multiple vulnerabilities (3b18e237-2f15-11de-9672-0030843d3802)
  • NASL family Windows
    NASL id MOZILLA_FIREFOX_309.NASL
    description The installed version of Firefox is earlier than 3.0.9. Such versions are potentially affected by the following security issues : - Multiple remote memory corruption vulnerabilities exist that can be exploited to execute arbitrary code in the context of the user running the affected application. (MFSA 2009-14) - A flaw may exist where Unicode box drawing characters are allowed in Internationalized Domain Names where they could be visually confused with punctuation used in valid web addresses. An attacker can leverage this to launch a phishing-type scam against a victim. (MFSA 2009-15) - A vulnerability exists when the 'jar:' scheme is used to wrap a URI which serves the content with 'Content-Disposition: attachment'. An attacker can leverage this to subvert sites that use this mechanism to mitigate content injection attacks. (MFSA 2009-16) - When an Adobe Flash file is loaded via the 'view-source:' scheme, the Flash plugin misinterprets the origin of the content as localhost. An attacker can leverage this to launch cross-site request forgery attacks. It is also possible to exploit this to place cookie-like objects on victim's computers. (MFSA 2009-17) - A vulnerability exists that allows attackers to inject arbitrary scripts into sites via XBL bindings. This vulnerability requires the attacker to have the ability to embed third-party stylesheets into the site. (MFSA 2009-18) - Multiple remote code execution vulnerabilities exist caused by the creation of documents whose URI does not match the document's principle using XMLHttpRequest, as well as a flaw in the 'XPCNativeWrapper.ToString' '__proto__' coming from the wrong scope. (MFSA 2009-19) - A malicious MozSearch plugin could be created using a javascript: URI in the SearchForm value. An attacker can leverage this in order to inject code into arbitrary sites. (MFSA 2009-20) - An information disclosure vulnerability exists when saving the inner frame of a web page as a file when the outer page has POST data associated with it. (MFSA 2009-21) - A cross-site scripting vulnerability exists when handling a Refresh header containing a javascript: URI. (MFSA 2009-22)
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-07-17
    plugin id 36215
    published 2009-04-22
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=36215
    title Firefox < 3.0.9 Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • NASL family Ubuntu Local Security Checks
    NASL id UBUNTU_USN-764-1.NASL
    description Several flaws were discovered in the browser engine. If a user were tricked into viewing a malicious website, a remote attacker could cause a denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user invoking the program. (CVE-2009-1302, CVE-2009-1303, CVE-2009-1304, CVE-2009-1305) It was discovered that Firefox displayed certain Unicode characters which could be visually confused with punctuation in valid web addresses in the location bar. An attacker could exploit this to spoof the location bar, such as in a phishing attack. (CVE-2009-0652) Several flaws were discovered in the way Firefox processed malformed URI schemes. If a user were tricked into viewing a malicious website, a remote attacker could execute arbitrary JavaScript or steal private data. (CVE-2009-1306, CVE-2009-1307, CVE-2009-1309, CVE-2009-1310, CVE-2009-1312) Cefn Hoile discovered Firefox did not adequately protect against embedded third-party stylesheets. An attacker could exploit this to perform script injection attacks using XBL bindings. (CVE-2009-1308) Paolo Amadini discovered that Firefox would submit POST data when reloading an inner frame of a web page. If a user were tricked into viewing a malicious website, a remote attacker could steal private data. (CVE-2009-1311). Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-28
    plugin id 36228
    published 2009-04-23
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=36228
    title Ubuntu 8.04 LTS / 8.10 / 9.04 : firefox-3.0, xulrunner-1.9 vulnerabilities (USN-764-1)
  • NASL family Fedora Local Security Checks
    NASL id FEDORA_2009-3893.NASL
    description http://www.mozilla.org/security/known- vulnerabilities/firefox30.html#firefox3.0.9 Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-20
    plugin id 38160
    published 2009-04-27
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=38160
    title Fedora 10 : Miro-2.0.3-3.fc10 / blam-1.8.5-9.fc10 / devhelp-0.22-7.fc10 / epiphany-2.24.3-5.fc10 / etc (2009-3893)
  • NASL family Red Hat Local Security Checks
    NASL id REDHAT-RHSA-2009-0436.NASL
    description Updated firefox packages that fix several security issues are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5. This update has been rated as having critical security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team. Mozilla Firefox is an open source Web browser. XULRunner provides the XUL Runtime environment for Mozilla Firefox. Several flaws were found in the processing of malformed web content. A web page containing malicious content could cause Firefox to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code as the user running Firefox. (CVE-2009-1302, CVE-2009-1303, CVE-2009-1304, CVE-2009-1305) Several flaws were found in the way malformed web content was processed. A web page containing malicious content could execute arbitrary JavaScript in the context of the site, possibly presenting misleading data to a user, or stealing sensitive information such as login credentials. (CVE-2009-0652, CVE-2009-1306, CVE-2009-1307, CVE-2009-1308, CVE-2009-1309, CVE-2009-1310, CVE-2009-1312) A flaw was found in the way Firefox saved certain web pages to a local file. If a user saved the inner frame of a web page containing POST data, the POST data could be revealed to the inner frame, possibly surrendering sensitive information such as login credentials. (CVE-2009-1311) For technical details regarding these flaws, refer to the Mozilla security advisories for Firefox 3.0.9. You can find a link to the Mozilla advisories in the References section of this errata. All Firefox users should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain Firefox version 3.0.9, which corrects these issues. After installing the update, Firefox must be restarted for the changes to take effect.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-12-20
    plugin id 36213
    published 2009-04-22
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=36213
    title RHEL 4 / 5 : firefox (RHSA-2009:0436)
  • NASL family Fedora Local Security Checks
    NASL id FEDORA_2009-3875.NASL
    description http://www.mozilla.org/security/known- vulnerabilities/firefox30.html#firefox3.0.9 Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-20
    plugin id 37309
    published 2009-04-23
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=37309
    title Fedora 9 : Miro-2.0.3-3.fc9 / blam-1.8.5-8.fc9.1 / chmsee-1.0.1-11.fc9 / devhelp-0.19.1-11.fc9 / etc (2009-3875)
  • NASL family Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
    NASL id SL_20090421_FIREFOX_ON_SL4_X.NASL
    description Several flaws were found in the processing of malformed web content. A web page containing malicious content could cause Firefox to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code as the user running Firefox. (CVE-2009-1302, CVE-2009-1303, CVE-2009-1304, CVE-2009-1305) Several flaws were found in the way malformed web content was processed. A web page containing malicious content could execute arbitrary JavaScript in the context of the site, possibly presenting misleading data to a user, or stealing sensitive information such as login credentials. (CVE-2009-0652, CVE-2009-1306, CVE-2009-1307, CVE-2009-1308, CVE-2009-1309, CVE-2009-1310, CVE-2009-1312) A flaw was found in the way Firefox saved certain web pages to a local file. If a user saved the inner frame of a web page containing POST data, the POST data could be revealed to the inner frame, possibly surrendering sensitive information such as login credentials. (CVE-2009-1311) After installing the update, Firefox must be restarted for the changes to take effect.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2019-01-02
    plugin id 60572
    published 2012-08-01
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=60572
    title Scientific Linux Security Update : firefox on SL4.x, SL5.x i386/x86_64
oval via4
  • accepted 2013-04-29T04:14:34.073-04:00
    class vulnerability
    contributors
    • name Aharon Chernin
      organization SCAP.com, LLC
    • name Dragos Prisaca
      organization G2, Inc.
    definition_extensions
    • comment The operating system installed on the system is Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
      oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11831
    • comment CentOS Linux 4.x
      oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:16636
    • comment Oracle Linux 4.x
      oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15990
    • comment The operating system installed on the system is Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
      oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11414
    • comment The operating system installed on the system is CentOS Linux 5.x
      oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15802
    • comment Oracle Linux 5.x
      oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15459
    description Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the MozSearch plugin implementation in Mozilla Firefox before 3.0.9 allows user-assisted remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via a javascript: URI in the SearchForm element.
    family unix
    id oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11520
    status accepted
    submitted 2010-07-09T03:56:16-04:00
    title Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the MozSearch plugin implementation in Mozilla Firefox before 3.0.9 allows user-assisted remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via a javascript: URI in the SearchForm element.
    version 24
  • accepted 2014-03-17T04:00:25.785-04:00
    class vulnerability
    contributors
    • name Chandan S
      organization SecPod Technologies
    • name Brendan Miles
      organization The MITRE Corporation
    • name Sergey Artykhov
      organization ALTX-SOFT
    • name Sergey Artykhov
      organization ALTX-SOFT
    • name Maria Mikhno
      organization ALTX-SOFT
    definition_extensions
    comment Mozilla Firefox Mainline release is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22259
    description Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the MozSearch plugin implementation in Mozilla Firefox before 3.0.9 allows user-assisted remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via a javascript: URI in the SearchForm element.
    family windows
    id oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6242
    status accepted
    submitted 2009-04-30T09:45:11
    title Mozilla Firefox XSS nadn HTML injection Vulnerabilities
    version 20
redhat via4
advisories
rhsa
id RHSA-2009:0436
rpms
  • firefox-0:3.0.9-1.el4
  • xulrunner-0:1.9.0.9-1.el5
  • xulrunner-devel-0:1.9.0.9-1.el5
  • xulrunner-devel-unstable-0:1.9.0.9-1.el5
  • firefox-0:3.0.9-1.el5
refmap via4
bid 34656
confirm
debian DSA-1886
fedora FEDORA-2009-3875
mandriva MDVSA-2009:111
sectrack 1022097
secunia
  • 34758
  • 34843
  • 34894
  • 35065
  • 36757
sunalert 264308
suse SUSE-SR:2009:010
ubuntu USN-764-1
vupen ADV-2009-1125
Last major update 22-10-2012 - 23:05
Published 22-04-2009 - 14:30
Last modified 03-10-2018 - 18:00
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