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Mozilla Firefox and Thunderbird before 1.5.0.4 strip the Unicode Byte-order-Mark (BOM) from a UTF-8 page before the page is passed to the parser which allows remote attackers to conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks via a BOM sequence in the middle of a dangerous tag such as SCRIPT.

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10772

Mozilla Firefox and Thunderbird before 1.5.0.4 strip the Unicode Byte-order-Mark (BOM) from a UTF-8 page before the page is passed to the parser which allows remote attackers to conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks via a BOM sequence in the middle of a dangerous tag such as SCRIPT.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • CentOS Linux 3
  • Oracle Linux 4
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
  • CentOS Linux 4
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2006-2783
Product(s):