Bug 476280 - (CVE-2008-5507) CVE-2008-5507 Firefox Cross-domain data theft via script redirect error message
CVE-2008-5507 Firefox Cross-domain data theft via script redirect error message
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=C...
impact=moderate,source=mozilla,report...
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Reported: 2008-12-12 15:50 EST by Josh Bressers
Modified: 2010-12-25 12:00 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2010-12-25 12:00:02 EST
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Description Josh Bressers 2008-12-12 15:50:52 EST
Security researcher Chris Evans reported that a website coud access data
from a different domain by loading JavaScript which redirects to an
off-domain resource containing data which is not parsable as JavaScript.
Upon attempting to load the data as JavaScript, an error message is
generated and the data comprising the invalid JavaScript is then accessible
by the loading page via the window.onerror DOM API. This issue could be
used by a malicious website to steal private data from users who are
authenticated on the redirected website.
Comment 2 Josh Bressers 2008-12-16 18:17:37 EST
This is now public:
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-65.html
Comment 3 Tomas Hoger 2008-12-18 04:17:25 EST
Further details and PoC in Chris Evans' advisory:
  http://scary.beasts.org/security/CESA-2008-011.html
Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2008-12-21 03:24:57 EST
seamonkey-1.1.14-1.fc8 has been pushed to the Fedora 8 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Comment 5 Fedora Update System 2008-12-21 03:29:07 EST
xulrunner-1.9.0.5-1.fc10, firefox-3.0.5-1.fc10, epiphany-2.24.1-3.fc10, epiphany-extensions-2.24.0-3.fc10, blam-1.8.5-5.fc10, devhelp-0.22-2.fc10, evolution-rss-0.1.2-3.fc10, galeon-2.0.7-4.fc10, gecko-sharp2-0.13-3.fc10, gnome-python2-extras-2.19.1-25.fc10, gnome-web-photo-0.3-13.fc10, google-gadgets-0.10.3-2.fc10, kazehakase-0.5.6-1.fc10.2, Miro-1.2.7-3.fc10, mozvoikko-0.9.5-5.fc10, mugshot-1.2.2-4.fc10, pcmanx-gtk2-0.3.8-4.fc10, ruby-gnome2-0.18.1-2.fc10, yelp-2.24.0-4.fc10 has been pushed to the Fedora 10 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Comment 6 Fedora Update System 2008-12-21 03:35:54 EST
xulrunner-1.9.0.5-1.fc9, firefox-3.0.5-1.fc9, epiphany-2.22.2-6.fc9, epiphany-extensions-2.22.1-6.fc9, blam-1.8.5-4.fc9.1, cairo-dock-1.6.3.1-1.fc9.2, chmsee-1.0.1-7.fc9, devhelp-0.19.1-7.fc9, evolution-rss-0.1.0-5.fc9, galeon-2.0.7-4.fc9, gnome-python2-extras-2.19.1-22.fc9, gnome-web-photo-0.3-16.fc9, google-gadgets-0.10.3-2.fc9, gtkmozembedmm-1.4.2.cvs20060817-24.fc9, kazehakase-0.5.6-1.fc9.2, Miro-1.2.7-3.fc9, mozvoikko-0.9.5-5.fc9, mugshot-1.2.2-4.fc9, ruby-gnome2-0.17.0-4.fc9, totem-2.23.2-9.fc9, yelp-2.22.1-7.fc9 has been pushed to the Fedora 9 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Comment 7 Fedora Update System 2008-12-21 03:40:04 EST
seamonkey-1.1.14-1.fc10 has been pushed to the Fedora 10 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Comment 8 Fedora Update System 2008-12-21 03:42:32 EST
firefox-2.0.0.19-1.fc8, epiphany-2.20.3-9.fc8, epiphany-extensions-2.20.1-12.fc8, blam-1.8.3-20.fc8, cairo-dock-1.6.3.1-1.fc8.2, chmsee-1.0.0-6.31.fc8, devhelp-0.16.1-12.fc8, evolution-rss-0.0.8-14.fc8, galeon-2.0.4-7.fc8.3, gnome-python2-extras-2.19.1-20.fc8, gnome-web-photo-0.3-15.fc8, kazehakase-0.5.6-1.fc8.2, liferea-1.4.15-6.fc8, Miro-1.2.7-3.fc8, openvrml-0.17.10-3.0.fc8, ruby-gnome2-0.17.0-4.fc8, yelp-2.20.0-15.fc8 has been pushed to the Fedora 8 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Comment 9 Fedora Update System 2008-12-21 03:44:15 EST
seamonkey-1.1.14-1.fc9 has been pushed to the Fedora 9 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Comment 10 Vincent Danen 2010-12-25 12:00:02 EST
This was addressed via:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (firefox) RHSA-2008:1036
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (firefox) RHSA-2008:1036
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 2.1 (seamonkey) RHSA-2008:1037
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 (seamonkey) RHSA-2008:1037
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (seamonkey) RHSA-2008:1037
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (thunderbird) RHSA-2009:0002
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop version 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2009:0002
RHEL Optional Productivity Applications version 5 (thunderbird)	RHSA-2009:0002

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