Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 188856
CVE-2006-1735 Privilege escalation via XBL.method.eval
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:11:30 EST
Privilege escalation via XBL.method.eval
Using the eval associated with methods of an XBL binding it was possible to
privileges, allowing the attacker to run code of their choice with the full
permission of the user running the browser. This could be used to install
spyware or viruses.
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