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MFSA2009-70 Firefox: Privilege escalation via chrome window.opener (CVE-2009-3986)

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MFSA2009-70 Firefox: Privilege escalation via chrome window.opener (CVE-2009-3986)

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
12/17/2009
Created
07/25/2018
Added
06/14/2012
Modified
02/13/2015

Description

Mozilla Firefox before 3.0.16 and 3.5.x before 3.5.6, and SeaMonkey before 2.0.1, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary JavaScript with chrome privileges by leveraging a reference to a chrome window from a content window, related to the window.opener property.

Solution(s)

  • mozilla-firefox-upgrade-3_0_16
  • mozilla-firefox-upgrade-3_5_6

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