Mozilla Firefox JavaScript spoofing

firefox-javascript-spoofing (54611) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Mozilla Firefox could allow a remote attacker to conduct spoofing attacks, caused by a race condition error. By persuading a victim to visit a specially-crafted Web site in one domain and load JavaScript in another domain, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to spoof the URL of the first domain and the dialog prompt of the second domain and possibly launch further attacks on the system.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 4.3
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: None
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: None
 
Temporal Score: 3.5
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Unavailable
  Report Confidence: Uncorroborated

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

No remedy available as of August 1, 2014.

References:

  • BugTraq Mailing List, Sat Dec 05 2009: Mozilla Firefox JavaScript Prompt Spoofing Weakness.
  • Mozilla Web site: Firefox - Rediscover the web.
  • BID-37230: Mozilla Firefox JavaScript 'Prompted Message' Spoofing Vulnerability
  • BID-37232: Mozilla Firefox 'MakeScriptDialogTitle()' URI Spoofing Vulnerability
  • CVE-2009-4129: Race condition in Mozilla Firefox allows remote attackers to produce a JavaScript message with a spoofed domain association by writing the message in between the document request and document load for a web page in a different domain.
  • OSVDB ID: 61090: Mozilla Firefox Cross-domain Page Load Race Condition JavaScript Prompt Spoofing
  • SECTRACK ID: 1023287: Mozilla Firefox JavaScript Bugs Let Remote Users Spoof Prompt Dialogs

Platforms Affected:

  • Mozilla Firefox 3.0 Beta5
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.0
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.0.1
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.0.10
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.0.11
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.0.12
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.0.13
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.0.14
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.0.2
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.0.3
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.0.4
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.0.5
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.0.6
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.0.7
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.0.8
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.0.9
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.1 Beta1
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.1 Beta2
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.1 Beta3
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.5
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.5.1
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.5.2
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.5.3
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.5.4
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.5.5

Reported:

Dec 04, 2009

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