Bug 250648 - (CVE-2007-3844) CVE-2007-3844 Privilege escalation through chrome-loaded about:blank windows
CVE-2007-3844 Privilege escalation through chrome-loaded about:blank windows
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
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source=mozilla,reported=20070730,publ...
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Reported: 2007-08-02 14:11 EDT by Josh Bressers
Modified: 2007-10-29 14:32 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-10-26 05:22:38 EDT
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Description Josh Bressers 2007-08-02 14:11:08 EDT
MFSA2007-26 describes a flaw in the way Firefox loads certain about:blank
windows.  This flaw could allow certain Firefox extensions to be leveraged to
execute arbitrary code as the user running Firefox.

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2007/mfsa2007-26.html
Comment 1 Tomas Hoger 2007-10-26 05:22:38 EDT
This issue was addressed in all versions of Red Hat Enterprise Linux for
firefox, seamonkey and thunderbird in following erratas:

https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2007-0979.html
https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2007-0980.html
https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2007-0981.html

Updates for Fedora are also available now.

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