DescriptionThe NS_SecurityCompareURIs function in netwerk/base/public/nsNetUtil.h in Mozilla Firefox before 3.5.16 and 3.6.x before 3.6.13, and SeaMonkey before 2.0.11, does not properly handle (1) about:neterror and (2) about:certerror pages, which allows remote attackers to spoof the location bar via a crafted web site.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
iceweasel (PTS)wheezy, wheezy (security)38.8.0esr-1~deb7u1fixed
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
iceapesourcelenny(not affected)
iceweaselsourcelenny(not affected)
xulrunnersourcelenny(not affected)


[lenny] - iceweasel <not-affected> (Lenny's iceweasel uses Xulrunner from the xulrunner source pkg)
[lenny] - iceape <not-affected> (Only a stub package)
[lenny] - xulrunner <not-affected> (Doesn't affect 1.9.0)
xulrunner in wheezy is not covered by security support

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