Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 188849
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:11:30 EST
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 FC4
Fedora Core 5 is no longer supported, could you please reproduce this with the
updated version of the currently supported distribution (Fedora Core 6, or
Fedora 7, or Rawhide)? If this issue turns out to still be reproducible, please
let us know in this bug report. If after a month's time we have not heard back
from you, we will have to close this bug as CANTFIX.
Setting status to NEEDINFO, and awaiting information from the reporter.
Thanks in advance.
We haven't got any reply to the last question about reproducability of the bug
with Fedora Core 6, Fedora 7, or Fedora devel. Mass closing this bug, so if you
have new information that would help us fix this bug, please reopen it with the