Bug 891824 - (CVE-2013-0759) CVE-2013-0759 Mozilla: URL spoofing in addressbar during page loads (MFSA 2013-04)
CVE-2013-0759 Mozilla: URL spoofing in addressbar during page loads (MFSA 201...
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
impact=moderate,public=20130108,repor...
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Blocks: 890133
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Reported: 2013-01-04 00:27 EST by Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala
Modified: 2013-04-12 17:40 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2013-04-12 17:40:02 EDT
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Description Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2013-01-04 00:27:43 EST
Security researcher Masato Kinugawa found a flaw in which the displayed URL values within the addressbar can be spoofed by a page during loading. This allows for phishing attacks where a malicious page can spoof the identify of another site.

In general, browsing focused flaws cannot be exploited through email in the Thunderbird and SeaMonkey except in browser or browser-like contexts in those products where scripting is enabled.


External Reference:

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2013/mfsa2013-04.html


Acknowledgements:

Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Masato Kinugawa as the original reporter.
Comment 1 errata-xmlrpc 2013-01-08 16:17:07 EST
This issue has been addressed in following products:

   Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Via RHSA-2013:0145 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0145.html
Comment 2 errata-xmlrpc 2013-01-08 16:38:59 EST
This issue has been addressed in following products:

   Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Via RHSA-2013:0144 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0144.html

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