DescriptionMozilla Firefox before 3.5.16 and 3.6.x before 3.6.13, and SeaMonkey before 2.0.11, does not properly handle certain redirections involving data: URLs and Java LiveConnect scripts, which allows remote attackers to start processes, read arbitrary local files, and establish network connections via vectors involving a refresh value in the http-equiv attribute of a META element, which causes the wrong security principal to be used.
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 severityhigh (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)


[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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