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Mozilla Firefox 3 Multiple Vulnerabilities

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Release Date:  2008-12-17    Views:  20,167

Secunia Advisory SA33203

Where:

From remote

Impact:

Security Bypass, Cross Site Scripting, Exposure of sensitive information, System access

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

Description


Some vulnerabilities have been reported in Mozilla Firefox, which can be exploited by malicious people to bypass certain security restrictions, disclose sensitive information, conduct cross-site scripting attacks, or potentially compromise a user's system.

1) Multiple errors in the layout and JavaScript engines can be exploited to corrupt memory and potentially execute arbitrary code.

2) An error when processing the "persist" XUL attribute can be exploited to bypass cookie settings and uniquely identify a user in subsequent browsing sessions.

3) Multiple errors can be exploited to bypass the same-origin policy, disclose sensitive information, and execute JavaScript code with chrome privileges.

For more information see vulnerabilities #4 through #10 in:
SA33184

The vulnerabilities are reported in versions prior to 3.0.5.


Solution:
Update to version 3.0.5.

Further details available to Secunia VIM customers

Provided and/or discovered by:
The vendor credits:
1) Daniel Veditz, Jesse Ruderman, David Baron, and Gary Kwong
2) Hish

Original Advisory:
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-60.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-63.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-64.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-65.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-66.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-67.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-68.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-69.html

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

Do you have additional information related to this advisory?

Please provide information about patches, mitigating factors, new versions, exploits, faulty patches, links, and other relevant data by posting comments to this Advisory. You can also send this information to vuln@secunia.com

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