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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-1241

Original release date: 03/27/2008
Last revised: 03/07/2011


GUI overlay vulnerability in Mozilla Firefox before and SeaMonkey before 1.1.9 allows remote attackers to spoof form elements and redirect user inputs via a borderless XUL pop-up window from a background tab.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification

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External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 30327
External Source: XF
Name: firefox-xul-popup-spoofing(41454)
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11163
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0209
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2008:019
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 29550
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 29645
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1019700
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 238492
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-19.html
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-592-1
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1535
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 29558
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 30620
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 29541
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0207
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20080327 rPSA-2008-0128-1 firefox
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0128
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-0998
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 29391
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 29526
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 29560
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 29539
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1534
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-1793
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA08-087A
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 29547
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1532
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2008:080
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 29607
External Source: BID
Name: 28448
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200805-18
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 29616
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0208

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11163
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox: and previous versions
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.8 and previous versions

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