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Mozilla Firefox Drag and Drop Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

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Mozilla Firefox Drag and Drop Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
05/02/2005
Created
07/25/2018
Added
07/28/2005
Modified
02/13/2015

Description

FireFox 1.0.1 and Mozilla before 1.7.6 do not sufficiently address all attack vectors for loading chrome files and hijacking drag and drop events, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary XUL code by tricking a user into dragging a scrollbar, a variant of CVE-2005-0527, aka "Firescrolling 2."

Solution(s)

  • mozilla-firefox-upgrade-1_0_2
  • mozilla-firefox-upgrade-latest

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