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Mozilla Firefox Javascript Tag Code Execution Vulnerability

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Mozilla Firefox Javascript Tag Code Execution Vulnerability

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
06/14/2005
Created
07/25/2018
Added
07/13/2005
Modified
02/13/2015

Description

Certain versions of Mozilla Firefox fail to properly parse Javascript tags in the PLUGINSPAGE attribute of EMBED tags. As a result, a malicious web site operator can construct a 'javascript:' URL that executes arbitrary code under the privileges of the Firefox process.

Solution(s)

  • mozilla-firefox-upgrade-latest

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