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Fizzle Extension for Firefox Feed Script Insertion Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2007-03-26    Last Update:  2007-04-02    Views:  14,567

Secunia Advisory SA24654

Where:

From remote

Impact:

Cross Site Scripting

Solution Status:

Unpatched

CVE Reference(s):

Description


CrYpTiC MauleR has discovered a vulnerability in the Fizzle extension for Firefox, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct script insertion attacks.

The vulnerability is caused due to input validation errors in the processing of RSS feeds. This can e.g. be exploited to insert and execute arbitrary HTML and script code in a local context by tricking a user into adding a malicious feed and then viewing its contents.

The vulnerability is confirmed in version 0.5. Other versions may also be affected.


Solution:
Do not subscribe to untrusted XML feeds.

Provided and/or discovered by:
CrYpTiC MauleR

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