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MFSA2009-06 Firefox: Directives to not cache pages ignored (CVE-2009-0358)

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MFSA2009-06 Firefox: Directives to not cache pages ignored (CVE-2009-0358)

Severity
3
CVSS
(AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
02/04/2009
Created
07/25/2018
Added
06/14/2012
Modified
02/13/2015

Description

Mozilla Firefox 3.x before 3.0.6 does not properly implement the (1) no-store and (2) no-cache Cache-Control directives, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information by using the (a) back button or (b) history list of the victim's browser, as demonstrated by reading the response page of an https POST request.

Solution(s)

  • mozilla-firefox-upgrade-3_0_6

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