CVE Database


Impact: Moderate
Public: 2010-10-19
Bugzilla: 642294: CVE-2010-3178 Mozilla cross-site information disclosure via modal calls


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Mozilla Firefox before 3.5.14 and 3.6.x before 3.6.11, Thunderbird before 3.0.9 and 3.1.x before 3.1.5, and SeaMonkey before 2.0.9 do not properly handle certain modal calls made by javascript: URLs in circumstances related to opening a new window and performing cross-domain navigation, which allows remote attackers to bypass the Same Origin Policy via a crafted HTML document.

Find out more about CVE-2010-3178 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-2010:0782 October 19, 2010
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (firefox) RHSA-2010:0782 October 19, 2010
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (firefox) RHSA-2010:0861 November 10, 2010
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (thunderbird) RHSA-2010:0896 November 17, 2010

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