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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-3511

Original release date: 07/03/2007
Last revised: 07/23/2013


The focus handling for the onkeydown event in Mozilla Firefox, and other versions before, and SeaMonkey before 1.1.5 allows remote attackers to change field focus and copy keystrokes via the "for" attribute in a label, which bypasses the focus prevention, as demonstrated by changing focus from a textarea to a file upload field.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
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: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2007:202
External Source: FULLDISC
Name: 20070630 Re: New flaw found in Firefox Firefox file input focus vulnerabilities
External Source: MISC
Name: http://sla.ckers.org/forum/read.php?3,13142
External Source: XF
Name: firefox-focus-security-bypass(35299)
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1018837
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-536-1
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2007-3431
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-3587
Type: Advisory
External Source: FULLDISC
Name: 20070630 New flaw found in Firefox Firefox file input focus vulnerabilities
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2007:0980
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2007:0979
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9763
External Source: BID
Name: 24725
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-3544
Type: Advisory
External Source: MISC
Name: http://yathong.googlepages.com/FirefoxFocusBug.html
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1858
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2007/mfsa2007-32.html
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20071026 rPSA-2007-0225-1 firefox
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-0083
Type: Advisory
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20071029 FLEA-2007-0062-1 firefox
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2007:0981
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 201516
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1396
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2007-2601
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1392
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20071029 rPSA-2007-0225-2 firefox thunderbird
External Source: HP
Name: HPSBUX02153
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.novell.com/techcenter/psdb/60eb95b75c76f9fbfcc9a89f99cd8f79.html
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2007-2664
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-535-1
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2007:057
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1401

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9763
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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