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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-0355

Original release date: 02/04/2009
Last revised: 09/12/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

components/sessionstore/src/nsSessionStore.js in Mozilla Firefox before 3.0.6 does not block changes of INPUT elements to type="file" during tab restoration, which allows user-assisted remote attackers to read arbitrary files on a client machine via a crafted INPUT element.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.4 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:H/AU:N/C:C/I:N/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2009-2884
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 33869
Type: Advisory
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2009:0258
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2009-2882
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 33816
Type: Advisory
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-0313
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 33809
Type: Advisory
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2009:0257
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 33799
Type: Advisory
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2009:0256
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=466937
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1021665
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 33846
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 33808
Type: Advisory
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9161
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-717-2
External Source: BID
Name: 33598
Type: Patch Information
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 34324
Type: Advisory
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2009:044
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2009-1399
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 33841
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2009/mfsa2009-03.html
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 33831
Type: Advisory
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2009:009
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2009-040.htm
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 34417
Type: Advisory
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-717-1

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9161
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

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* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.14
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.12
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0:rc3
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0:rc2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.0:beta5
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:0.10
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:0.8
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:0.10.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:0.9.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:0.9
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:0.9.3
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0:beta_1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.3
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:0.9.2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.0
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:0.9:rc
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.3
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.5
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.0
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.4
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.8
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.7
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.6
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.9
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.8
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0_.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0_.10
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0_.4
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0_.5
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0_.6
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0_.7
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0_.9
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0_8
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.10
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.17
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.0:beta2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.11
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.16
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.15
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.13
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:0.6.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:0.7
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:0.7.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.0:preview_release
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:0.3
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:0.4
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:0.5
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:0.6
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:0.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:0.2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.4
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.5
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.3
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.11
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.12
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.7
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.10
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5:beta1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.3
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.4
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.8
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.9
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.6
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.7
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5:beta2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0:beta1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.4
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.8
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.8
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.7
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.18
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.6
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.5
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.0:alpha
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.6
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.5
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.4
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:0.9_rc
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.3
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.5 and previous versions
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Technical Details

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  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)