Bug 179169 - CVE-2006-0296 XULDocument.persist() RDF data injection
CVE-2006-0296 XULDocument.persist() RDF data injection
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: mozilla (Show other bugs)
All Linux
medium Severity high
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Assigned To: Christopher Aillon
Ben Levenson
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Reported: 2006-01-27 16:04 EST by Josh Bressers
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
1 user (show)

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Fixed In Version: RHSA-2006-0199
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2006-02-02 10:34:38 EST
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Attachments (Terms of Use)
Upstream patch (2.23 KB, patch)
2006-01-27 16:16 EST, Josh Bressers
no flags Details | Diff
PoC exploit (1.17 KB, application/octet-stream)
2006-01-27 16:17 EST, Josh Bressers
no flags Details

External Trackers
Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2006:0199 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Critical: mozilla security update 2006-02-02 00:00:00 EST

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Description Josh Bressers 2006-01-27 16:04:37 EST
XULDocument.persist() RDF data injection

XULDocument.persist() function doesn't verify whether the second
argument is a valid attribute name.  Thus, an attacker can inject
bogus RDF data into localstore.rdf in order to run arbitrary


This issue also affects RHEL3
This issue also affects RHEL2.1
Comment 5 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-02-02 10:34:38 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.


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