Mozilla Firefox image and frame viewing JavaScript: URL cross-site scripting

mozilla-viewimage-xss (26845) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Mozilla Firefox could allow malicious Web sites to perform cross-site scripting attacks using a JavaScript: URL in a broken image source. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability if the attacker could persuade a potential victim to visit a malicious Web site and view the broken image using either the "View Image" option or the "Show only in this frame" option from the context menu.


Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Refer to Mozilla Foundation Security Advisory 2006-34 for upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.

For Debian GNU/Linux (Firefox):
Refer to DSA-1120-1 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

For Debian GNU/Linux (Mozilla):
Refer to DSA-1118-1 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

For Debian GNU/Linux (Thunderbird):
Refer to DSA-1134-1 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

For Red Hat Linux (Seamonkey):
Refer to RHSA-2006:0609-9 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

For Red Hat Linux 2.1(Seamonkey):
Refer to RHSA-2006:0594-9 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

For Red Hat Linux (Thunderbird):
Refer to RHSA-2006:0611-3 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

For Red Hat Linux (Firefox):
Refer to RHSA-2006:0610-4 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

For SUSE Linux:
Refer to SUSE-SA:2006:035 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

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

References:

  • MFSA 2006-34: XSS viewing javascript: frames or images from context menu.
  • ASA-2006-146: seamonkey security update (was mozilla) (RHSA-2006-0578)
  • ASA-2006-151: firefox seamonkey and thunderbird security update (RHSA-2006-0609 RHSA-2006-0610 and RHSA-2006-0611)
  • ASA-2006-208: seamonkey security update (was mozilla) (RHSA-2006-0594)
  • ASA-2006-259: HP-UX Firefox Vulnerabilities
  • ASA-2007-097: HP-UX Running Firefox Remote Unauthorized Access or Elevation of Privileges or Denial of Service (DoS) (HPSBUX02153)
  • BID-18228: Mozilla Firefox, SeaMonkey, Camino, and Thunderbird Multiple Remote Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2006-2785: Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in Mozilla Firefox before 1.5.0.4 allows user-assisted remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML by tricking a user into (1) performing a View Image on a broken image in which the SRC attribute contains a Javascript URL, or (2) selecting Show only this frame on a frame whose SRC attribute contains a Javascript URL.
  • DSA-1118: mozilla -- several vulnerabilities
  • DSA-1120: mozilla-firefox -- several vulnerabilities
  • DSA-1134: mozilla-thunderbird -- several vulnerabilities
  • GLSA-200606-12: Mozilla Firefox: Multiple vulnerabilities
  • GLSA-200703-05: Mozilla Suite: Multiple vulnerabilities
  • MDKSA-2006:143: Updated Firefox packages fix multiple vulnerabilities
  • MDKSA-2006:143-1: Updated Firefox packages fix multiple vulnerabilities
  • MDKSA-2006:145: Updated Firefox packages fix multiple vulnerabilities
  • RHSA-2006-0578: seamonkey security update (was mozilla)
  • RHSA-2006-0594: seamonkey security update (was mozilla)
  • RHSA-2006-0609: seamonkey security update
  • RHSA-2006-0610: firefox security update
  • RHSA-2006-0611: thunderbird security update
  • SA20376: Firefox Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • SECTRACK ID: 1016202: Mozilla Firefox Bugs Permit Arbitrary Code Execution, Cross-Site Scripting, and HTTP Response Smuggling
  • SUSE-SA:2006:035: Mozilla browser security problems
  • USN-296-1: Firefox vulnerabilities
  • USN-296-2: Firefox vulnerabilities
  • USN-323-1: Mozilla vulnerabilities
  • VUPEN/ADV-2006-2106: Mozilla Products Remote Code Execution and Cross Site Scripting Vulnerabilities
  • VUPEN/ADV-2006-3748: HP-UX Security Update Fixes Mozilla Firefox Command Execution Vulnerabilities
  • VUPEN/ADV-2008-0083: HP-UX Security Update Fixes Firefox Command Execution Vulnerabilities

Platforms Affected:

  • Canonical Ubuntu 5.04
  • Canonical Ubuntu 5.10
  • Canonical Ubuntu 6.06 LTS
  • Debian Debian Linux 3.1
  • Gentoo Linux
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux 2006 X86_64
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux 2006
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux Corporate Server 3.0
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux Corporate Server 3.0 X86_64
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5 rc3
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5 rc2
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5 rc1
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5 Beta2
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5 Beta1
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.1
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.1 rc1
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.2
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.3
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 2.1 AS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 2.1 ES
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 2.1 WS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 3 Desktop
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 3 WS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 3 ES
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 3 AS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 WS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 ES
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 AS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 Desktop
  • RedHat Linux Advanced Workstation 2.1 Itanium
  • SUSE SuSE Linux 10.1
  • SuSE SuSE SLES 9

Reported:

Jun 01, 2006

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