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[security-alerts] FW: [SA26881] Firefox "-chrome" Parameter Security Issue



>
> TITLE:
> Firefox "-chrome" Parameter Security Issue
>
> SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
> SA26881
>
> VERIFY ADVISORY:
> http://secunia.com/advisories/26881/
>
> CRITICAL:
> Less critical
>
> IMPACT:
> System access
>
> WHERE:
> From remote
>
> SOFTWARE:
> Mozilla Firefox 2.0.x
> http://secunia.com/product/12434/
> Mozilla Firefox 1.x
> http://secunia.com/product/4227/
>
> DESCRIPTION:
> Mozilla has acknowledged a security issue in Firefox, which
> potentially can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a
> user's system.
>
> The security issue is caused due to the "-chrome" parameter allowing
> execution of arbitrary Javascript script code in chrome context. This
> can be exploited to execute arbitrary commands on a user's system e.g.
> via applications invoking Firefox with unfiltered command line
> arguments.
>
> This is related to:
> SA22048
> SA25984
>
> The security issue affects Firefox prior to version 2.0.0.7.
>
> SOLUTION:
> Update to version 2.0.0.7.
>
> NOTE: Support for Firefox 1.5.0.x has ended June 2007. The vendor
> encourages users to upgrade to Firefox 2.
>
> ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
> http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2007/mfsa2007-28.html
>
> OTHER REFERENCES:
> SA22048:
> http://secunia.com/advisories/22048/
>
> SA25984:
> http://secunia.com/advisories/25984/
>



 




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