Bug 608763 - (CVE-2010-1206) CVE-2010-1206 Firefox: Spoofing attacks via vectors involving 'No Content' status code or via a windows.stop call
CVE-2010-1206 Firefox: Spoofing attacks via vectors involving 'No Content' st...
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Security Response
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impact=low,public=20100402,reported=2...
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Reported: 2010-06-28 12:03 EDT by Jan Lieskovsky
Modified: 2018-08-15 17:45 EDT (History)
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Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2010:0547 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Critical: firefox security update 2010-07-20 21:09:15 EDT

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Description Jan Lieskovsky 2010-06-28 12:03:02 EDT
Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures assigned an identifier CVE-2010-1206 to
the following vulnerability:

The startDocumentLoad function in browser/base/content/browser.js in
Mozilla Firefox before 3.6.6 does not properly implement the Same
Origin Policy in certain circumstances related to the about:blank
document and a document that is currently loading, which allows (1)
remote web servers to conduct spoofing attacks via vectors involving a
204 (aka No Content) status code, and allows (2) remote attackers to
conduct spoofing attacks via vectors involving a window.stop call.

References:
  [1] http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-1206
  [2] http://lcamtuf.blogspot.com/2010/06/yeah-about-that-address-bar-thing.html
  [3] http://hg.mozilla.org/mozilla-central/rev/cadddabb1178
  [4] https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=556957
  [5] http://secunia.com/advisories/40283
Comment 1 Jan Lieskovsky 2010-06-28 12:05:29 EDT
As stated in [4], the fix for this issue is scheduled to be included
in Firefox v3.6.7.
Comment 3 Vincent Danen 2010-06-28 12:52:13 EDT
Statement:

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low
security impact, a future update may address this flaw.
Comment 4 errata-xmlrpc 2010-07-20 21:09:56 EDT
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5

Via RHSA-2010:0547 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0547.html
Comment 5 Fedora Update System 2010-07-22 22:31:03 EDT
seamonkey-2.0.6-1.fc13 has been pushed to the Fedora 13 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Comment 6 Fedora Update System 2010-07-22 22:36:39 EDT
xulrunner-1.9.2.7-1.fc13, firefox-3.6.7-1.fc13, mozvoikko-1.0-12.fc13, gnome-web-photo-0.9-10.fc13, perl-Gtk2-MozEmbed-0.08-6.fc13.15, gnome-python2-extras-2.25.3-20.fc13, galeon-2.0.7-30.fc13 has been pushed to the Fedora 13 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Comment 7 Fedora Update System 2010-07-22 22:42:43 EDT
seamonkey-2.0.6-1.fc12 has been pushed to the Fedora 12 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Comment 8 Fedora Update System 2010-07-22 22:46:28 EDT
xulrunner-1.9.1.11-1.fc12, firefox-3.5.11-1.fc12, gnome-web-photo-0.9-8.fc12, mozvoikko-1.0-11.fc12, perl-Gtk2-MozEmbed-0.08-6.fc12.14, gnome-python2-extras-2.25.3-19.fc12, galeon-2.0.7-24.fc12 has been pushed to the Fedora 12 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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