on another site using a modal alert to suspend an event handler while a new
page is being loaded. This vulnerability allows an attacker to steal any
confidential information the new page might contain, including any passwords
and cookies which might allow the attacker to log on to that site as the
shutdown also reported a variant using the two-argument form of eval() that
did not require a modal dialog and would be much less obtrusive.
moz_bug_r_a4 reported two variants that bypassed our initial fixes, one
using "new Script()", the other extending the eval() attack using
Firefox 1.5 fix:
Alternate fix for Firefox 1.0.8/Mozilla Suite 1.7.13:
This issue also affects RHEL3
This issue also affects RHEL2.1
I notice that this bug, and many of the others for RHSA-2006:0329-01
have RELEASE_PENDING status; but since that RHSA has been issued, shouldn't
these bugs be CLOSED ERRATA now?
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
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