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Mozilla 'about:' Page Privilege Elevation

Severity
6
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)
Published
09/23/2005
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/03/2005
Modified
02/13/2015

Description

Certain versions of Mozilla mistakenly allow an unprivileged page to load a privileged page (such as 'about:mozilla'). If this weakness was combined with another vulnerability, the execution of arbitrary code would then be possible.

Solution(s)

  • mozilla-firefox-upgrade-1_7_12

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