Vulnerability CVE-2007-3656


Published: 2007-07-10   Modified: 2012-02-12

Description:
Mozilla Firefox before 1.8.0.13 and 1.8.1.x before 1.8.1.5 does not perform a security zone check when processing a wyciwyg URI, which allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information, poison the browser cache, and possibly enable further attack vectors via (1) HTTP 302 redirect controls, (2) XMLHttpRequest, or (3) view-source URIs.

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
Low
Firefox wyciwyg:// cache zone bypass
Michal Zalewski
11.07.2007

Type:

CWE-200

(Information Exposure)

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
6.8/10
6.4/10
8.6/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
Partial
Partial
Affected software
Mozilla -> Firefox 

 References:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-12.0/ChangeLog.txt
ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20070701-01-P.asc
http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?objectID=c00771742
http://lcamtuf.coredump.cx/ffcache/
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/2872
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-103177-1
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-201516-1
http://support.novell.com/techcenter/psdb/07d098f99c9fe6956523beae37f32fda.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1337
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1338
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1339
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200708-09.xml
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:152
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2007/mfsa2007-24.html
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_49_mozilla.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0722.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0724.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/473191/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/474226/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/474542/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/24831
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1018411
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-490-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/4256
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=387333
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/35298
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9105

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