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Mozilla Firefox XHTML Privilege Spoofing Vulnerability

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Mozilla Firefox XHTML Privilege Spoofing 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 do not properly validate XHTML documents. As a result, a malicious web site operator can construct a page which confuses the browser into executing script code with elevated privileges; these privileges can in turn be used to install arbitrary software.

Solution(s)

  • mozilla-firefox-upgrade-latest

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