Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 188860
CVE-2006-1733 Accessing XBL compilation scope via valueOf.call()
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:11:30 EST
Accessing XBL compilation scope via valueOf.call()
moz_bug_r_a4 discovered that the compilation scope of privileged built-in
XBL bindings was not fully protected from web content and could be accessed
by calling valueOf.call() and valueOf.apply() on a method of that binding.
giving it the privileges of the binding which would allow an attacker to
install malware such as viruses and password sniffers.
shutdown reported an alternate way to get to XBL compilation scope by
inserting an XBL method into the DOM's document.body prototype chain.
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