Bug 1342893 (CVE-2016-2822) - CVE-2016-2822 Mozilla: Addressbar spoofing though the SELECT element (MFSA 2016-52)
Summary: CVE-2016-2822 Mozilla: Addressbar spoofing though the SELECT element (MFSA 20...
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Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Alias: CVE-2016-2822
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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medium
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Blocks: 1335788
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2016-06-06 04:10 UTC by Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala
Modified: 2021-02-17 03:47 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2016-07-05 06:42:09 UTC


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System ID Private Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2016:1217 0 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Critical: firefox security update 2016-06-08 21:00:59 UTC

Description Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2016-06-06 04:10:46 UTC
Security researcher Jordi Chancel reported a method to spoof the contents of the addressbar. This uses a persistent menu within a <select> element, which acts as a container for HTML content and can be placed in an arbitrary location. When placed over the addressbar, this can mask the true site URL, allowing for spoofing by a malicious site 


External Reference:

https://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2016/mfsa2016-52.html


Acknowledgements:

Name: the Mozilla project
Upstream:  Jordi Chancel

Comment 1 errata-xmlrpc 2016-06-08 17:04:55 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Via RHSA-2016:1217 https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016:1217


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