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MFSA2010-13: Content policy bypass with image preloading

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MFSA2010-13: Content policy bypass with image preloading

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
03/23/2010
Created
07/25/2018
Added
04/05/2010
Modified
07/31/2012

Description

The nsDocument::MaybePreLoadImage function in content/base/src/nsDocument.cpp in the image-preloading implementation in Mozilla Firefox 3.6 before 3.6.2 does not apply scheme restrictions and policy restrictions to the image's URL, which might allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash or hang) or hijack the functionality of the browser's add-ons via a crafted SRC attribute of an IMG element, as demonstrated by remote command execution through an ssh: URL in a configuration that supports gnome-vfs with a nonstandard network.gnomevfs.supported-protocols setting.

Solution(s)

  • mozilla-firefox-upgrade-3_6_2

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