CVE Database

CVE-2010-3774

Impact: Moderate
Public: 2010-12-09
Bugzilla: 660438: CVE-2010-3774 Mozilla location bar SSL spoofing using network error page (MFSA 2010-83)

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The NS_SecurityCompareURIs function in netwerk/base/public/nsNetUtil.h in Mozilla Firefox before 3.5.16 and 3.6.x before 3.6.13, and SeaMonkey before 2.0.11, does not properly handle (1) about:neterror and (2) about:certerror pages, which allows remote attackers to spoof the location bar via a crafted web site.

Find out more about CVE-2010-3774 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-2010:0966 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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