CVE-2010-1585

NameCVE-2010-1585
DescriptionThe nsIScriptableUnescapeHTML.parseFragment method in the ParanoidFragmentSink protection mechanism in Mozilla Firefox before 3.5.17 and 3.6.x before 3.6.14, Thunderbird before 3.1.8, and SeaMonkey before 2.0.12 does not properly sanitize HTML in a chrome document, which makes it easier for remote attackers to execute arbitrary JavaScript with chrome privileges via a javascript: URI in input to an extension, as demonstrated by a javascript:alert sequence in (1) the HREF attribute of an A element or (2) the ACTION attribute of a FORM element.
SourceCVE (at NVD; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, more)
ReferencesDSA-2180-1, DSA-2186-1, DSA-2187-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)
Debian/oldstablenot vulnerable.
Debian/stablepackage xulrunner is vulnerable.
Debian/testingnot vulnerable.
Debian/unstablenot vulnerable.

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
iceape (PTS)squeeze (security)2.0.11-17fixed
icedove (PTS)squeeze (security), squeeze3.0.11-1+squeeze15fixed
wheezy31.3.0-1~deb7u1fixed
wheezy (security)31.5.0-1~deb7u1fixed
jessie, sid31.5.0-1fixed
iceweasel (PTS)squeeze (security), squeeze3.5.16-20fixed
wheezy31.3.0esr-1~deb7u1fixed
wheezy (security)31.5.3esr-1~deb7u1fixed
jessie, sid31.5.3esr-1fixed
xulrunner (PTS)wheezy, wheezy (security)24.8.1esr-2~deb7u1vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
iceapesource(unstable)2.0.12-1high
iceapesourcelenny(not affected)
iceapesourcesqueeze2.0.11-3highDSA-2180-1
icedovesource(unstable)3.0.11-2high
icedovesourcelenny(unfixed)end-of-life
icedovesourcesqueeze3.0.11-1+squeeze1highDSA-2187-1
iceweaselsource(unstable)3.5.17-1high
iceweaselsourcelenny(not affected)
iceweaselsourcesqueeze3.5.16-5highDSA-2186-1
xulrunnersource(unstable)(unfixed)unimportant
xulrunnersourcelenny1.9.0.19-8high

Notes

[lenny] - iceweasel <not-affected> (Lenny's iceweasel uses Xulrunner from the xulrunner source pkg)
[lenny] - iceape <not-affected> (Only a stub package)
xulrunner in wheezy is not covered by security support

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