Mozilla Firefox MakeScriptDialogTitle() spoofing

firefox-makescriptdialogtitle-spoofing (54612) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Mozilla Firefox could allow a remote attacker to conduct spoofing attacks, caused by an error in the MakeScriptDialogTitle() function. By persuading a victim to visit a specially-crafted Web site, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to spoof the host name display in the script dialog title 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 September 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-2009-4130: Visual truncation vulnerability in the MakeScriptDialogTitle function in nsGlobalWindow.cpp in Mozilla Firefox allows remote attackers to spoof the origin domain name of a script via a long name.
  • OSVDB ID: 61089: Mozilla Firefox nsGlobalWindow.cpp MakeScriptDialogTitle Function Domain Name Truncation 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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