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MFSA2010-61 Firefox: UTF-7 XSS by overriding document charset using [object] type attribute (CVE-2010-2768)

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MFSA2010-61 Firefox: UTF-7 XSS by overriding document charset using [object] type attribute (CVE-2010-2768)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
09/09/2010
Created
07/25/2018
Added
06/14/2012
Modified
02/13/2015

Description

Mozilla Firefox before 3.5.12 and 3.6.x before 3.6.9, Thunderbird before 3.0.7 and 3.1.x before 3.1.3, and SeaMonkey before 2.0.7 do not properly restrict use of the type attribute of an OBJECT element to set a document's charset, which allows remote attackers to bypass cross-site scripting (XSS) protection mechanisms via UTF-7 encoding.

Solution(s)

  • mozilla-firefox-upgrade-3_5_12
  • mozilla-firefox-upgrade-3_6_9

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