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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-1840

Mozilla 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.
Publish Date : 2009-06-12 Last Update Date : 2017-09-29
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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 Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified 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:A/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-2009-1840 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 before 3.0.11, Thunderbird, and SeaMonkey do not check content policy before loading a script file into ... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9448 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-2009-1840

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

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Mozilla Firefox 16
Mozilla Seamonkey 1
Mozilla Thunderbird 1

- References For CVE-2009-1840
SECTRACK 1022379
OSVDB 55158
BID 35326 RETIRED: Mozilla Firefox/Thunderbird/SeaMonkey MFSA 2009-24 through 32 Multiple Vulnerabilities Release Date:2009-07-07 CONFIRM CONFIRM
VUPEN ADV-2009-1572
REDHAT RHSA-2009:1095
SLACKWARE SSA:2009-167-01
XF firefox-xul-security-bypass(51076)
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9448

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-1840

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit for more information)

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