Bug 630075 (CVE-2010-2769)

Summary: CVE-2010-2769 Mozilla Copy-and-paste or drag-and-drop into designMode document allows XSS (MFSA 2010-62)
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Josh Bressers <bressers>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
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Version: unspecifiedCC: gecko-bugs-nobody, security-response-team, vdanen
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Description Josh Bressers 2010-09-03 16:10:29 UTC
Security researcher Paul Stone reported that when an HTML selection
containing JavaScript is copy-and-pasted or dropped onto a document with
designMode enabled the JavaScript will be executed within the context of
the site where the code was dropped. A malicious site could leverage this
issue in an XSS attack by persuading a user into taking such an action and
in the process running malicious JavaScript within the context of another

Comment 1 Vincent Danen 2010-09-07 23:33:36 UTC
This is now public:


Comment 2 errata-xmlrpc 2010-09-08 00:34:15 UTC
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5

Via RHSA-2010:0681 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0681.html