Mozilla Firefox and SeaMonkey Firebug code execution

firefox-firebug-code-execution (57394) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

Mozilla Firefox and SeaMonkey could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by an error in the XMLHttpRequestSpy module in the Firebug add-on. If the Firebug addon is installed, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary JavaScript code on the system with chrome privileges.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 6.8
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: Partial
 
Temporal Score: 5
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Refer to MFSA 2010-21 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.

For other distributions:
Apply the appropriate update for your system. See References.

References:

  • ASA-2010-125: firefox security update (RHSA-2010-0332).
  • ASA-2010-126: curl security update (RHSA-2010-0329).
  • MFSA 2010-21: Arbitrary code execution with Firebug XMLHttpRequestSpy.
  • Sun Security Blog: Multiple Vulnerabilities in Mozilla Thunderbird .
  • BID-39124: Mozilla Firefox And SeaMonkey 'XMLHttpRequestSpy' Arbitrary Code Execution Vulnerability
  • CVE-2010-0179: Mozilla Firefox before 3.0.19 and 3.5.x before 3.5.8, and SeaMonkey before 2.0.3, when the XMLHttpRequestSpy module in the Firebug add-on is used, does not properly handle interaction between the XMLHttpRequestSpy object and chrome privileged objects, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary JavaScript via a crafted HTTP response.
  • DSA-2027: xulrunner -- several vulnerabilities
  • MDVSA-2010:070: firefox
  • MDVSA-2010:070-1: firefox
  • MDVSA-2010:251: firefox
  • MDVSA-2010:251-1: firefox
  • MDVSA-2010:251-2: firefox
  • OSVDB ID: 63637: Mozilla Multiple Products Firebug Add-on XMLHttpRequestSpy Module Privileged Object Interaction HTTP Response Arbitrary Code Execution
  • RHSA-2010-0332: Critical: firefox security update
  • SA39136: Mozilla Firefox Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • SA39240: Mozilla Firefox Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • SA39243: Mozilla SeaMonkey Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • SA39734: Avaya Products curl Excessive Data Length in Callback Function
  • SA39737: Avaya Products Firefox Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • SA42581: Oracle Solaris Thunderbird Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • SECTRACK ID: 1023783: Mozilla Firefox Chrome Privilege Escalation Exposed via Firebug XMLHttpRequestSpy Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
  • SUSE-SA:2010:021: Mozilla security update
  • SUSE-SA:2011:003: Mozilla Browser security problems
  • SUSE-SR:2010:013: SUSE Security Summary Report
  • USN-920-1: Firefox 3.0 and Xulrunner vulnerabilities
  • USN-921-1: Firefox 3.5 and Xulrunner vulnerabilities
  • VUPEN/ADV-2010-0748: Mozilla Products Code Execution and Security Bypass Vulnerabilities
  • VUPEN/ADV-2010-0764: Redhat Security Update Fixes Firefox Code Execution Vulnerabilities
  • VUPEN/ADV-2010-0781: Debian Security Update Fixes Xulrunner Code Execution Vulnerabilities
  • VUPEN/ADV-2010-0849: Ubuntu Security Update Fixes Firefox and Xulrunner Vulnerabilities

Platforms Affected:

  • Avaya Message Networking
  • Avaya Modular Messaging 2.0
  • Avaya SIP Enablement Services
  • Canonical Ubuntu 8.04 LTS
  • Canonical Ubuntu 8.10
  • Debian Debian Linux 5.0
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux 2008.0 X86_64
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux 2008.0
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux Corporate Server 3.0 X86_64
  • Mandriva Enterprise Server 5
  • Mandriva Enterprise Server 5 X86_64
  • Mandriva Linux 2009.0
  • Mandriva Linux 2009.0 X86_64
  • Mandriva Linux 2009.1
  • Mandriva Linux 2009.1 X86_64
  • Mandriva Linux 2010 X86_64
  • Mandriva Linux 2010
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.0 Beta4
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.0
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.0 Alpha
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.0 Beta1
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.0 Beta2
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.0 Beta5
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.0 Beta3
  • 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 3.0.15
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.0.16
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.0.17
  • 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 3.5
  • 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
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.5.6
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.5.7
  • Mozilla SeaMonkey 2.0
  • Mozilla SeaMonkey 2.0.1
  • Mozilla SeaMonkey 2.0.2
  • Novell OpenSUSE 11.0
  • Novell SLE SDK 10
  • Novell SLE SDK 10 SP2
  • Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP2
  • Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP2
  • Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 Desktop
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 WS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 ES
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 AS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4.8.z ES
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4.8.z AS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 5
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 5 Client Workstation
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 5 Client
  • Sun Solaris 10
  • SUSE SuSE Linux 9.0

Reported:

Mar 30, 2010

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