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CVE-2010-3771

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

Details

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 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-2010:0966 December 09, 2010
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (firefox) RHSA-2010:0966 December 09, 2010
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (firefox) RHSA-2010:0966 December 09, 2010

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