Mozilla event handler cross-site scripting

mozilla-event-handler-xss (15322) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Mozilla is vulnerable to cross-site scripting. A remote attacker could create a specially-crafted URL containing multiple event handlers and embedded script within HTML tags, which would be executed in the victim's Web browser within the security context of the hosting site, once the link is clicked. An attacker could use this vulnerability to steal or modify a user's cookies.


Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of Mozilla (1.6b or later), available from the Mozilla Web site. See References.

For Red Hat Linux 9:
Upgrade to the latest mozilla package (1.4.2-0.9.0 or later), as listed in RHSA-2004:112-09. See References.

For Red Hat Linux:
Upgrade to the latest mozilla package, as listed below. Refer to RHSA-2004:110-20or more information. See References.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v. 2.1), ES (v. 2.1), WS (v. 2.1), and Advanced Workstation for the Itanium Processor: (v. 1.4.2-2.1.0 or later)

For Red Hat Linux:
Upgrade to the latest mozilla package, as listed below. Refer to RHSA-2004:110-20 for more information. See References.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v. 3), ES (v. 3), and WS (v. 3): (1.4.2-3.0.2 or later)

For other distributions:
Contact your vendor for upgrade or patch information.

References:

Platforms Affected:

  • Mozilla Mozilla 0.8
  • Mozilla Mozilla 0.9.2
  • Mozilla Mozilla 0.9.2.1
  • Mozilla Mozilla 0.9.3
  • Mozilla Mozilla 0.9.4
  • Mozilla Mozilla 0.9.4.1
  • Mozilla Mozilla 0.9.5
  • Mozilla Mozilla 0.9.6
  • Mozilla Mozilla 0.9.7
  • Mozilla Mozilla 0.9.8
  • Mozilla Mozilla 0.9.9
  • Mozilla Mozilla 1.0 rc1
  • Mozilla Mozilla 1.0
  • Mozilla Mozilla 1.0.1
  • Mozilla Mozilla 1.0.2
  • Mozilla Mozilla 1.1 Beta
  • Mozilla Mozilla 1.1 Alpha
  • Mozilla Mozilla 1.1
  • Mozilla Mozilla 1.2
  • Mozilla Mozilla 1.2 Alpha
  • Mozilla Mozilla 1.2 Beta
  • Mozilla Mozilla 1.2.1
  • Mozilla Mozilla 1.3
  • Mozilla Mozilla 1.3.1
  • Mozilla Mozilla 1.4
  • Mozilla Mozilla 1.4 Alpha
  • Mozilla Mozilla 1.4 Beta
  • Mozilla Mozilla 1.4.1
  • Mozilla Mozilla 1.4.2
  • Mozilla Mozilla 1.4.4
  • Mozilla Mozilla 1.5 rc2
  • Mozilla Mozilla 1.5 rc1
  • Mozilla Mozilla 1.5 Alpha
  • Mozilla Mozilla 1.5
  • Mozilla Mozilla 1.5.1
  • RedHat Advanced Server
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 2.1 AS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 2.1 ES
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 2.1 WS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 3 WS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 3 AS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 3 ES
  • RedHat Linux 9.0
  • RedHat Linux Advanced Workstation 2.1 Itanium

Reported:

Feb 25, 2004

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