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Mozilla Firefox before 3.0.15 and 3.5.x before 3.5.4 and SeaMonkey before 2.0 does not properly handle a right-to-left override (aka RLO or U+202E) Unicode character in a download filename which allows remote attackers to spoof file extensions via a crafted filename as demonstrated by displaying a non-executable extension for an executable file.

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11218

Mozilla Firefox before 3.0.15 and 3.5.x before 3.5.4 and SeaMonkey before 2.0 does not properly handle a right-to-left override (aka RLO or U+202E) Unicode character in a download filename which allows remote attackers to spoof file extensions via a crafted filename as demonstrated by displaying a non-executable extension for an executable file.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • CentOS Linux 4
  • CentOS Linux 3
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  • Oracle Linux 5
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
  • Oracle Linux 4
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
  • CentOS Linux 5
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2009-3376
Product(s):