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Mozilla Firefox and SeaMonkey XSS hazard using SVG document and binary Content-Type

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8631

Mozilla Firefox 3.0.x before 3.0.18 and 3.5.x before 3.5.8 and SeaMonkey before 2.0.3 does not properly support the application/octet-stream content type as a protection mechanism against execution of web script in certain circumstances involving SVG and the EMBED element which allows remote attackers to bypass the Same Origin Policy and conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks via an embedded SVG document.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2010-0162
Product(s):
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Mozilla Seamonkey