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Mozilla DOM Node Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:100017

The privileged "chrome" UI code in Firefox before 1.0.3 and Mozilla Suite before 1.7.7 allows remote attackers to gain privileges by overriding certain properties or methods of DOM nodes as demonstrated using multiple attacks involving the eval function or the Script object.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows NT
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2005-1160
Product(s):
  • mozilla
  • Mozilla Firefox