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Mozilla Firefox Asynchronous HTTP Authorization Prompt Information Disclosure Vulnerability

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8281

toolkit/components/passwordmgr/src/nsLoginManagerPrompter.js in the asynchronous Authorization Prompt implementation in Mozilla Firefox 3.6 before 3.6.2 does not properly handle concurrent authorization requests from multiple web sites which might allow remote web servers to spoof an authorization dialog and capture credentials by demanding HTTP authentication in opportunistic circumstances.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2010-0172
Product(s):
  • Mozilla Firefox