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503576: CVE-2009-1835 Firefox Arbitrary domain cookie access by local file: resources

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Mozilla Firefox before 3.0.11 and SeaMonkey before 1.1.17 associate local documents with external domain names located after the file:// substring in a URL, which allows user-assisted remote attackers to read arbitrary cookies via a crafted HTML document, as demonstrated by a URL with file:// at the beginning.

Find out more about CVE-2009-1835 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 2.6
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity High
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-2009:1096 2009-06-11
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 RHSA-2009:1095 2009-06-11
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (firefox) RHSA-2009:1095 2009-06-11
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (seamonkey) RHSA-2009:1096 2009-06-11
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