Bug 496270 (CVE-2009-1310) - CVE-2009-1310 Firefox Malicious search plugins can inject code into arbitrary sites
Summary: CVE-2009-1310 Firefox Malicious search plugins can inject code into arbitrary...
Alias: CVE-2009-1310
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
QA Contact:
URL: http://web.nvd.nist.gov/view/vuln/det...
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2009-04-17 15:26 UTC by Josh Bressers
Modified: 2019-09-29 12:30 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2009-09-18 17:26:24 UTC

Attachments (Terms of Use)

System ID Private Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2009:0436 0 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Critical: firefox security update 2009-04-22 01:42:27 UTC

Description Josh Bressers 2009-04-17 15:26:27 UTC
Security researcher Prateek Saxena reported that a malicious MozSearch
plugin could be created using a javascript: URI in the SearchForm value.
This URI is used as the default landing page when an empty search is
performed. If an attacker could get a user to install the malicious plugin
and perform an empty search, the SearchForm javascript: URI would be
executed within the context of the target site.

Comment 2 errata-xmlrpc 2009-04-22 01:43:22 UTC
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5

Via RHSA-2009:0436 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-0436.html

Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2009-04-22 20:25:23 UTC
xulrunner-, firefox-3.0.9-1.fc9, epiphany-extensions-2.22.1-10.fc9, epiphany-2.22.2-10.fc9, blam-1.8.5-8.fc9.1, chmsee-1.0.1-11.fc9, devhelp-0.19.1-11.fc9, evolution-rss-0.1.0-10.fc9, galeon-2.0.7-9.fc9, gnome-python2-extras-2.19.1-26.fc9, gnome-web-photo-0.3-20.fc9, google-gadgets-0.10.5-5.fc9, gtkmozembedmm-1.4.2.cvs20060817-28.fc9, kazehakase-0.5.6-4.fc9.1, Miro-2.0.3-3.fc9, mozvoikko-0.9.5-9.fc9, mugshot-1.2.2-8.fc9, ruby-gnome2-0.17.0-8.fc9, totem-2.23.2-14.fc9, yelp-2.22.1-11.fc9 has been pushed to the Fedora 9 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2009-04-24 19:50:46 UTC
xulrunner-, firefox-3.0.9-1.fc10, epiphany-extensions-2.24.0-7.fc10, epiphany-2.24.3-5.fc10, blam-1.8.5-9.fc10, devhelp-0.22-7.fc10, galeon-2.0.7-9.fc10, gecko-sharp2-0.13-7.fc10, gnome-python2-extras-2.19.1-29.fc10, gnome-web-photo-0.3-17.fc10, google-gadgets-0.10.5-5.fc10, kazehakase-0.5.6-4.fc10.1, Miro-2.0.3-3.fc10, mozvoikko-0.9.5-9.fc10, mugshot-1.2.2-8.fc10, pcmanx-gtk2-0.3.8-8.fc10, perl-Gtk2-MozEmbed-0.08-5.fc10.2, ruby-gnome2-0.18.1-5.fc10.1, yelp-2.24.0-8.fc10 has been pushed to the Fedora 10 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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