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CVE-2010-0178

Impact: Critical
Public: 2010-03-30
Bugzilla: 578154: CVE-2010-0178 Firefox Chrome privilege escalation via forced URL drag and drop

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Mozilla Firefox before 3.0.19, 3.5.x before 3.5.9, and 3.6.x before 3.6.2, and SeaMonkey before 2.0.4, does not prevent applets from interpreting mouse clicks as drag-and-drop actions, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary JavaScript with Chrome privileges by loading a chrome: URL and then loading a javascript: URL.

Find out more about CVE-2010-0178 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 6.8
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: Partial
Integrity Impact: Partial
Availability Impact: Partial

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (firefox) RHSA-2010:0332 March 30, 2010
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (firefox) RHSA-2010:0332 March 30, 2010

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