CVE-2009-1309

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Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2009-04-21
Bugzilla:
496267: CVE-2009-1309 Firefox Same-origin violations in XMLHttpRequest and XPCNativeWrapper.toString

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Mozilla Firefox before 3.0.9, Thunderbird, and SeaMonkey do not properly implement the Same Origin Policy for (1) XMLHttpRequest, involving a mismatch for a document's principal, and (2) XPCNativeWrapper.toString, involving an incorrect __proto__ scope, which allows remote attackers to conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks and possibly other attacks via a crafted document.

Find out more about CVE-2009-1309 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:N/I:P/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact None

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 (seamonkey) RHSA-2009:0437 2009-04-21
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (thunderbird) RHSA-2009:1125 2009-06-25
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (firefox) RHSA-2009:0436 2009-04-22
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (seamonkey) RHSA-2009:0437 2009-04-21
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Optional Productivity Applications (v. 5 server) (thunderbird) RHSA-2009:1126 2009-06-25
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 RHSA-2009:0436 2009-04-22
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2009:1126 2009-06-25
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 (seamonkey) RHSA-2009:0437 2009-04-21
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