Bug 145613 - CAN-2005-0146 Synthetic middle-click event can steal clipboard contents
Summary: CAN-2005-0146 Synthetic middle-click event can steal clipboard contents
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Classification: Red Hat
Component: mozilla
Version: 3.0
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Christopher Aillon
QA Contact: Ben Levenson
URL:
Whiteboard: impact=moderate,public=20050120
Keywords: Security
Depends On:
Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2005-01-20 02:17 UTC by Josh Bressers
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:07 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Last Closed: 2005-04-28 19:11:23 UTC


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External Trackers
Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2005:384 high SHIPPED_LIVE Important: Mozilla security update 2005-04-28 04:00:00 UTC

Description Josh Bressers 2005-01-20 02:17:45 UTC
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Mozilla Security Advisory MSA05-008
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Title:      Synthetic middle-click event can steal clipboard contents
Severity:   Moderate
Reporter:   Jesse Ruderman

Fixed in:   Firebird 1.0
            Mozilla Suite 1.7.5


Description
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Script-generated middle-click events can steal clipboard contents
on systems where that action is a paste. Middle-click paste is the
default behavior on Unix systems, and a hidden option elsewhere.


Workaround
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Disable javascript or upgrade to fixed version.


References
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https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=265728

Comment 1 Josh Bressers 2005-01-20 02:18:30 UTC
This issue should also affect RHEL2.1

Comment 2 Josh Bressers 2005-04-28 19:11:23 UTC
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-2005-384.html



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