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483145: CVE-2009-0357 Firefox XMLHttpRequest allows reading HTTPOnly cookies

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Mozilla Firefox before 3.0.6 and SeaMonkey before 1.1.15 do not properly restrict access from web pages to the (1) Set-Cookie and (2) Set-Cookie2 HTTP response headers, which allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information from cookies via XMLHttpRequest calls, related to the HTTPOnly protection mechanism.

Find out more about CVE-2009-0357 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

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 3 (seamonkey) RHSA-2009:0257 2009-02-04
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (seamonkey) RHSA-2009:0257 2009-02-04
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 RHSA-2009:0256 2009-02-04
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 (seamonkey) RHSA-2009:0257 2009-02-04
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 RHSA-2009:0256 2009-02-04

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