Flock browser RSS feed cross-site scripting
|flock-rss-xss (61820)||Medium Risk|
The Flock browser could allow a remote attacker to bypass cross-domain security restrictions and execute arbitrary script on a victim's system, caused by the improper validation of user-supplied input when processing RSS feeds. By persuading a victim to visit a specially-crafted Web site containing a malicious RSS feed, a remote attacker could bypass same-origin policy restrictions and execute script in the context of another domain. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to possibly perform cross-site scripting attacks and launch further attacks on the vulnerable system.
Upgrade to the latest version of Flock (188.8.131.5214 or later), available from the Flock Web site. See References.
- BugTraq Mailing List, Tue Sep 14 2010: [FLOCK-SA-2010-01] Flock Browser: A malformed favourite can bypass cross origin protection (XSS).
- Flock Web site: Flock: Overview.
- BID-43225: Flock RSS Feed Cross Domain Scripting Vulnerability
- CVE-2010-3262: Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in Flock Browser 3.x before 184.108.40.20614 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via a crafted RSS feed.
- OSVDB ID: 68120: Flock Browser Crafted RSS Feed XSS
- Flock Flock browser 3.0.0
- Flock Flock browser 220.127.116.1194
Sep 14, 2010
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