Security update for MozillaFirefox
(Last modified: 25JUL2007)
solutions Security update for MozillaFirefox SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (07d098f99c9fe6956523beae37f32fda)
Product(s): SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP1 for x86
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP1 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 for x86
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 for IPF
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 for IBM POWER
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 for IBM zSeries 64bit
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
Following security problems were fixed:
- MFSA 2007-19 / CVE-2007-3736: XSS using addEventListener and setTimeout moz_bug_r_a4 reported that scripts could be injected into another site's context by exploiting a timing issue using addEventLstener or setTimeout.
- MFSA 2007-20 / CVE-2007-3089: frame spoofing Ronen Zilberman and Michal Zalewski both reported that it was possible to exploit a timing issue to inject content into about:blank frames in a page.
- MFSA 2007-21 / CVE-2007-3737: Privilege escallation using an event handler attached to an element not in the document Reported by moz_bug_r_a4.
- MFSA 2007-22 / CVE-2007-3285: File type confusion due to %00 in name Ronald van den Heetkamp reported that a filename URL containing %00 (encoded null) can cause Firefox to interpret the file extension differently than the underlying Windows operating system potentially leading to unsafe actions such as running a program.
- MFSA 2007-23 / CVE-2007-3670: Remote code execution by launching Firefox from Internet Explorer Greg MacManus of iDefense and Billy Rios of Verisign independently reported that links containing a quote (") character could be used in Internet Explorer to launch registered URL Protocol handlers with extra command-line parameters. Firefox and Thunderbird are among those which can be launched, and both support a "-chrome" option that could be used to run malware. This problem does not affect Linux.
- MFSA 2007-24 / CVE-2007-3656: unauthorized access to wyciwyg:// documents Michal Zalewski reported that it was possible to bypass the same-origin checks and read from cached (wyciwyg) documents
- MFSA 2007-25 / CVE-2007-3738: XPCNativeWrapper pollution shutdown and moz_bug_r_a4 reported two separate ways to modify an XPCNativeWrapper such that subsequent access by the browser would result in executing user-supplied code.
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