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Mozilla Firefox Drag and Drop Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

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Mozilla Firefox Drag and Drop Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
05/02/2005
Created
07/25/2018
Added
07/28/2005
Modified
05/23/2019

Description

Certain versions of Mozilla Firefox do not properly handle drag and drop events. If a remote attacker can trick the local user to drag and drop a fake scrollbar, then the page can open a privileged XUL. It is not believed that this vulnerability can be exploited on its own, but perhaps it can be used as an intermediate step in a more sophisticated attack.

Solution(s)

  • mozilla-firefox-upgrade-1_0_2
  • mozilla-firefox-upgrade-latest

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