Mozilla Firefox Password Manager information disclosure

firefox-passwordmgr-information-disclosure (30470) The risk level is classified as LowLow Risk

Description:

Mozilla Firefox could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information caused by improper validation of URLs. The Password Manager does not validate URLs before automatically filling in forms with sensitive information such as usernames and passwords. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to obtain sensitive information such as saved passwords and usernames, if the attacker could persuade a victim to follow a specially-crafted URL to a trusted Web site.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 2.8
  Access Vector: Remote
  Access Complexity: High
  Authentication: Not Required
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: None
  Availability Impact: None
 
Temporal Score: 2.2
  Exploitability: Proof-Of-Concept
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Obtain Information

Remedy:

Refer to MFSA 2007-02 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

For Red Hat Linux (Thunderbird):
Refer to RHSA-2007:0078-2 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

For Red Hat Linux (Firefox):
Refer to RHSA-2007:0079-2 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

For Red Hat Linux (Firefox RHEL server and client):
Refer to RHSA-2007:0097-5 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

For Red Hat Linux (SeaMonkey):
Refer to RHSA-2007:0077-4 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

For Gentoo Linux (Firefox):
Refer to GLSA 200703-04 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

For Gentoo Linux (SeaMonkey):
Refer to Gentoo Linux Security Announcement GLSA 200703-08 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

For Ubuntu Linux:
Refer to USN-428-2 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

For Mandriva Linux (Firefox):
Refer to MDKSA-2007:050 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

For SUSE Linux (Firefox):
Refer to SUSE-SA:2007:019 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

For SUSE Linux (Mozilla):
Refer to SUSE-SA:2007:022 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

For Debian Linux (mozilla-firefox):
Refer to DSA-1336-1 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

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

References:

  • Chapin Information Services 11-21-2006: CIS Finds Flaws in Firefox v2 Password Manager.
  • MFSA 2007-02: Improvements to help protect against Cross-Site Scripting attacks.
  • Mozilla Bugzilla Bug 360493: Cross-Site Forms + Password Manager = Security Failure.
  • Mozilla Web site: Firefox - Rediscover the web.
  • ASA-2007-092: SeaMonkey security update (RHSA-2007-0077)
  • ASA-2007-095: thunderbird security update (RHSA-2007-0078)
  • ASA-2007-114: Firefox security update (RHSA-2007-0079)
  • BID-21240: Mozilla Firefox 2 Password Manager Cross-Site Information Disclosure Weakness
  • BID-22694: Mozilla Thunderbird/SeaMonkey/Firefox Multiple Remote Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2006-6077: The (1) Password Manager in Mozilla Firefox 2.0, and 1.5.0.8 and earlier; and the (2) Passcard Manager in Netscape 8.1.2 and possibly other versions, do not properly verify that an ACTION URL in a FORM element containing a password INPUT element matches the web site for which the user stored a password, which allows remote attackers to obtain passwords via a password INPUT element on a different web page located on the web site intended for this password.
  • DSA-1336: mozilla-firefox -- several vulnerabilities
  • GLSA-200703-04: Mozilla Firefox: Multiple vulnerabilities
  • GLSA-200703-08: SeaMonkey: Multiple vulnerabilities
  • MDKSA-2007:050: Updated Firefox packages fix multiple vulnerabilities
  • MDKSA-2007:050-1: Updated Firefox packages fix multiple vulnerabilities
  • RHSA-2007-0077: Critical: seamonkey security update
  • RHSA-2007-0078: Critical: thunderbird security update
  • RHSA-2007-0079: Critical: Firefox security update
  • RHSA-2007-0097: Critical: firefox security update
  • RHSA-2007-0108: Critical: thunderbird security update
  • SA23046: Firefox Password Manager Information Disclosure
  • SA23108: Netscape Passcard Manager Information Disclosure
  • SA24205: Mozilla Firefox Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • SA24238: Mozilla SeaMonkey Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • SECTRACK ID: 1017271: Mozilla Firefox Password Manager Can Disclose Passwords and Other Form Values to Remote Websites
  • SUSE-SA:2007:019: MozillaFirefox security update 1.5.0.10/2.0.0.2
  • SUSE-SA:2007:022: Mozilla security problems
  • USN-428-1: Firefox vulnerabilities
  • USN-428-2: Firefox regression
  • VUPEN/ADV-2006-4662: Multiple Web Browser Password Manager Feature Credentials Disclosure Vulnerability
  • VUPEN/ADV-2007-0718: Mozilla Products Multiple Remote Code Execution and Security Bypass Vulnerabilities

Platforms Affected:

  • Canonical Ubuntu 5.10
  • Canonical Ubuntu 6.06 LTS
  • Canonical Ubuntu 6.10
  • Debian Debian Linux 3.1
  • Gentoo Linux
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux 2007
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux 2007 X86_64
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux Corporate Server 3.0 X86_64
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux Corporate Server 3.0
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux Corporate Server 4.0 X86_64
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux Corporate Server 4.0
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5 Beta2
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5 Beta1
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.1
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.2
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.3
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.4
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.5
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.6
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.7
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.8
  • Mozilla Firefox 2.0
  • Netscape Navigator 8.1.2
  • Novell Linux Desktop 9
  • Novell Linux POS 9
  • Novell Open Enterprise Server
  • Novell Open Enterprise Server
  • Novell OpenSUSE 10.2
  • Novell UnitedLinux 1.0
  • 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 ES
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 3 WS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 3 AS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 AS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 Desktop
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 ES
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 WS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 5 Client Workstation
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 5
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 5 Client
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux Desktop 5.0
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux Optional Productivity Applications 5 Server
  • RedHat Linux Advanced Workstation 2.1 Itanium
  • SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8
  • SUSE SuSE Linux 10.0
  • SUSE SuSE Linux 10.1
  • SUSE SuSE Linux 9.3
  • SuSE SuSE Linux OpenExchange Server 4
  • SuSE SuSE Linux Retail Solution 8
  • SuSE SuSE Linux School Server
  • SuSE SuSE Linux Standard Server 8
  • SuSE SuSE SLED 10
  • SuSE SuSE SLES 10
  • SuSE SuSE SLES 9

Reported:

Nov 22, 2006

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