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CVE-2009-0357

Impact: Low
Public: 2009-02-03
Bugzilla: 483145: CVE-2009-0357 Firefox XMLHttpRequest allows reading HTTPOnly cookies

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Mozilla Firefox before 3.0.6 and SeaMonkey before 1.1.15 do not properly restrict access from web pages to the (1) Set-Cookie and (2) Set-Cookie2 HTTP response headers, which allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information from cookies via XMLHttpRequest calls, related to the HTTPOnly protection mechanism.

Find out more about CVE-2009-0357 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 4.3
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Medium
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 version 2.1 (seamonkey) RHSA-2009:0257 February 04, 2009
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 (seamonkey) RHSA-2009:0257 February 04, 2009
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (firefox) RHSA-2009:0256 February 04, 2009
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (seamonkey) RHSA-2009:0257 February 04, 2009
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (firefox) RHSA-2009:0256 February 04, 2009

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