Bug 145610 - CAN-2004-1380 Input stealing from other tabs (CAN-2004-1381)
CAN-2004-1380 Input stealing from other tabs (CAN-2004-1381)
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Classification: Red Hat
Component: mozilla (Show other bugs)
3.0
All Linux
medium Severity high
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Assigned To: Christopher Aillon
Ben Levenson
impact=important,public=20050120
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Reported: 2005-01-19 21:04 EST by Josh Bressers
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-03-23 14:01:43 EST
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Description Josh Bressers 2005-01-19 21:04:04 EST
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Mozilla Security Advisory MSA05-005
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Title:      Input stealing from other tabs
Severity:   High
Reporter:   Jakob Balle (Secunia)

Fixed in:   Firefox 1.0
            Mozilla Suite 1.7.5


Description
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Jakob Balle of Secunia reported two vulnerabilities in windows with multiple
tabs. Malicious content in a background tab can attempt to steal information
intended for the topmost tab by popping up prompt dialog that appears to come
from the trusted site, or by silently redirecting input focus to a background
tab hoping to catch the user inputting something sensitive.

Jesse Ruderman and Martin Wargers discovered variants


Workaround
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Do not open sites with sensitive content in the same window as tabs from
untrusted content.
Upgrade to fixed version.


References
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http://secunia.com/advisories/12712
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=262887
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=265055
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=265456
Comment 1 Josh Bressers 2005-01-19 21:04:46 EST
This issue should also affect RHEL2.1
Comment 2 Josh Bressers 2005-03-23 14:01:43 EST
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2005-323.html

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