CVE Database


Impact: Moderate
Public: 2010-03-30
Bugzilla: 578155: CVE-2010-0179 Firefox Arbitrary code execution with Firebug XMLHttpRequestSpy


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Mozilla Firefox before 3.0.19 and 3.5.x before 3.5.8, and SeaMonkey before 2.0.3, when the XMLHttpRequestSpy module in the Firebug add-on is used, does not properly handle interaction between the XMLHttpRequestSpy object and chrome privileged objects, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary JavaScript via a crafted HTTP response.

Find out more about CVE-2010-0179 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 5.1
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: High
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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