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Mozilla Firefox Address Bar Spoofing Vulnerability

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8248

The startDocumentLoad function in browser/base/content/browser.js in Mozilla Firefox 3.5.x before 3.5.11 and 3.6.x before 3.6.7 and SeaMonkey before 2.0.6 does not properly implement the Same Origin Policy in certain circumstances related to the about:blank document and a document that is currently loading which allows (1) remote web servers to conduct spoofing attacks via vectors involving a 204 (aka No Content) status code and allows (2) remote attackers to conduct spoofing attacks via vectors involving a window.stop call.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2010-1206
Product(s):
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Mozilla SeaMonkey