CVE-2009-1840

NameCVE-2009-1840
DescriptionMozilla Firefox before 3.0.11, Thunderbird, and SeaMonkey do not check content policy before loading a script file into a XUL document, which allows remote attackers to bypass intended access restrictions via a crafted HTML document, as demonstrated by a "web bug" in an e-mail message, or web script or an advertisement in a web page.
SourceCVE (at NVD; LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1820-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
xulrunner (PTS)wheezy (security), wheezy24.8.1esr-2~deb7u1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
xulrunnersource(unstable)1.9.0.11-1high
xulrunnersourceetch(unfixed)end-of-life
xulrunnersourcelenny1.9.0.11-0lenny1highDSA-1820-1

Notes

[etch] - xulrunner <end-of-life> (Etch Packages no longer covered by security support)

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