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CVE-2010-1206

Impact: Low
Public: 2010-04-02
Bugzilla: 608763: CVE-2010-1206 Firefox: Spoofing attacks via vectors involving 'No Content' status code or via a windows.stop call

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The startDocumentLoad function in browser/base/content/browser.js in Mozilla Firefox 3.5.x before 3.5.11 and 3.6.x before 3.6.7, and SeaMonkey before 2.0.6, does not properly implement the Same Origin Policy in certain circumstances related to the about:blank document and a document that is currently loading, which allows (1) remote web servers to conduct spoofing attacks via vectors involving a 204 (aka No Content) status code, and allows (2) remote attackers to conduct spoofing attacks via vectors involving a window.stop call.

Find out more about CVE-2010-1206 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low
security impact, a future update may address this flaw.

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 4 (firefox) RHSA-2010:0547 July 21, 2010
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (firefox) RHSA-2010:0547 July 21, 2010

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