CVE-2009-0355

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2009-02-03
Bugzilla:
483143: CVE-2009-0355 Firefox local file stealing with SessionStore

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

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.

Find out more about CVE-2009-0355 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 2.6
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity High
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2009:0258 2009-03-24
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 (seamonkey) RHSA-2009:0257 2009-02-04
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Optional Productivity Applications (v. 5 server) (thunderbird) RHSA-2009:0258 2009-03-24
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 RHSA-2009:0256 2009-02-04
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 RHSA-2009:0256 2009-02-04
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 (seamonkey) RHSA-2009:0257 2009-02-04
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (seamonkey) RHSA-2009:0257 2009-02-04
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (thunderbird) RHSA-2009:0258 2009-03-24

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