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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-1839

Mozilla Firefox 3 before 3.0.11 associates an incorrect principal with a file: URL loaded through the location bar, which allows user-assisted remote attackers to bypass intended access restrictions and read files via a crafted HTML document, aka a "file-URL-to-file-URL scripting" attack.
Publish Date : 2009-06-12 Last Update Date : 2017-09-28
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity High (Specialized access conditions exist. It is hard to exploit and several special conditions must be satisfied to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Bypass a restriction or similar
CWE ID 264

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate
AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N 2009-05-30 2009-06-11
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2009-1839 unix
DSA-1820 xulrunner -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7872 unix
DSA-1820-1 xulrunner -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:13425 unix
ELSA-2009:1095: firefox security update (Critical) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22817 unix
Mozilla Firefox 3 before 3.0.11 associates an incorrect principal with a file: URL loaded through the location bar, whic... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9256 unix
RHSA-2009:1095 -- firefox security update (Critical) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:29396 unix
RHSA-2009:1095: firefox security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20091095 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2009-1839

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Mozilla Firefox 3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Mozilla Firefox 3.0 Beta2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Mozilla Firefox 3.0 Beta5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Mozilla Firefox 3.0 Alpha Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Mozilla Firefox 3.0beta5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Mozilla Firefox 3.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Mozilla Firefox 3.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Mozilla Firefox 3.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Mozilla Firefox 3.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Mozilla Firefox 3.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Mozilla Firefox 3.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Mozilla Firefox 3.0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Mozilla Firefox 3.0.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Mozilla Firefox 3.0.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Mozilla Firefox 3.0.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Mozilla Firefox 3.1 Beta1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Mozilla Firefox 16

- References For CVE-2009-1839
BID 35386 Mozilla Firefox/Thunderbird/SeaMonkey 'file://' URI Security Bypass Vulnerability Release Date:2009-08-27
VUPEN ADV-2009-1572
BID 35326 RETIRED: Mozilla Firefox/Thunderbird/SeaMonkey MFSA 2009-24 through 32 Multiple Vulnerabilities Release Date:2009-07-07 CONFIRM
SLACKWARE SSA:2009-167-01

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-1839

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