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Mozilla Firefox before 2.0.0.13 and SeaMonkey before 1.1.9 when generating the HTTP Referer header does not list the entire URL when it contains Basic Authentication credentials without a username which makes it easier for remote attackers to bypass application protection mechanisms that rely on Referer headers such as with some Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) mechanisms.

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9889

Mozilla Firefox before 2.0.0.13 and SeaMonkey before 1.1.9 when generating the HTTP Referer header does not list the entire URL when it contains Basic Authentication credentials without a username which makes it easier for remote attackers to bypass application protection mechanisms that rely on Referer headers such as with some Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) mechanisms.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • CentOS Linux 3
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
  • Oracle Linux 5
  • Oracle Linux 4
  • CentOS Linux 4
  • CentOS Linux 5
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2008-1238
Product(s):