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CVE-2010-3771

Impact:
Critical
Public Date:
2010-12-09
Bugzilla:
660417: CVE-2010-3771 Mozilla Chrome privilege escalation with window.open and element (MFSA 2010-76)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Mozilla Firefox before 3.5.16 and 3.6.x before 3.6.13, and SeaMonkey before 2.0.11, does not properly handle injection of an ISINDEX element into an about:blank page, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary JavaScript code with chrome privileges via vectors related to redirection to a chrome: URI.

Find out more about CVE-2010-3771 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

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 5 (firefox) RHSA-2010:0966 2010-12-09
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (firefox) RHSA-2010:0966 2010-12-09
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (firefox) RHSA-2010:0966 2010-12-09

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 xulrunner 1.9.2.13-3.el6_0 Fixed
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 xulrunner 1.9.2.13-3.el5 Fixed
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server EUS (v. 6.0) firefox Affected