CVE Database

CVE-2010-0171

Impact: Important
Public: 2010-03-23
Bugzilla: 576696: CVE-2010-0171 firefox/thunderbird/seamonkey: XSS using addEventListener and setTimeout on a wrapped object (MFSA 2010-12)

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Mozilla Firefox 3.0.x before 3.0.18, 3.5.x before 3.5.8, and 3.6.x before 3.6.2; Thunderbird before 3.0.2; and SeaMonkey before 2.0.3 allow remote attackers to perform cross-origin keystroke capture, and possibly conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks, by using the addEventListener and setTimeout functions in conjunction with a wrapped object. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2007-3736.

Find out more about CVE-2010-0171 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 4.3
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: Partial
Availability Impact: None

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop version 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2010:0153 March 17, 2010
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Optional Productivity Applications version 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2010:0153 March 17, 2010
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 (seamonkey) RHSA-2010:0113 February 17, 2010
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (firefox) RHSA-2010:0112 February 17, 2010
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (seamonkey) RHSA-2010:0113 February 17, 2010
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (thunderbird) RHSA-2010:0154 March 17, 2010
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (firefox) RHSA-2010:0112 February 17, 2010

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