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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2010-0162

Original release date: 02/22/2010
Last revised: 08/21/2010
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Mozilla Firefox 3.0.x before 3.0.18 and 3.5.x before 3.5.8, and SeaMonkey before 2.0.3, does not properly support the application/octet-stream content type as a protection mechanism against execution of web script in certain circumstances involving SVG and the EMBED element, which allows remote attackers to bypass the Same Origin Policy and conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks via an embedded SVG document.

Impact

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: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10697
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-896-1
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2010-1932
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1999
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2010:0112
External Source: XF
Name: mozilla-svg-xss(56363)
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-895-1
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2010-1727
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2010:042
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2010-0405
Type: Advisory
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8631
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=455472
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2010:015
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2010-1936
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2010/mfsa2010-05.html
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 38847
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 37242
Type: Advisory

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10697
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8631
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

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* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.0
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.10
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.11
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.12
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.13
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.14
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.15
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.17
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.3
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.4
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.5
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.6
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.7
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.8
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.9
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.0:alpha
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.0:beta2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.0:beta5
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.5
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.5.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.5.2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.5.3
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.5.4
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.5.5
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.5.6
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.5.7
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.3
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.4
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.5
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.6
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.7
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.8
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.9
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0:alpha
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0:beta
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.10
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.11
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.12
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.13
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.14
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.15
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.16
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.17
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.3
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.4
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.5
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.6
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.7
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.8
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.9
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.0
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.0:alpha_2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.0:alpha_3
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.0:beta_1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.0:beta_2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.0:rc1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.0:rc2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.0.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.0.2
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Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) (CWE-79)