Note: This is an archival copy of Security Sun Alert 265068 as previously published on http://sunsolve.sun.com.|
Latest version of this security advisory is available from http://support.oracle.com as Sun Alert 1020800.1.
Date of Resolved Release
Multiple Security Vulnerabilities in Firefox Versions Prior to 3.5 May Allow Execution of Arbitrary Code or Access to Unauthorized Data
Multiple security vulnerabilities with varying impacts affect Firefox (see firefox(1)) versions prior to 3.5 as shipped with OpenSolaris. These vulnerabilities may allow an unprivileged remote user to cause a Denial of Service (DoS) crash to the Firefox application or possibly execute arbitrary code on the system where Firefox is being run. Futher vulnerabilities may allow a remote user to perform Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) exploits and to gain unauthorized access to cookie data stored in the application, which could allow reading or modifying of data from other web sites or to obtain sensitive data stored in those cookies.
The following URL provides additional details about the vulnerabilities addressed in Firefox versions prior to 3.5:
The following Mozilla advisories describe the vulnerabilities:
The following are the CVE identifiers that pertain to these security issues:
CVE-2009-1392 CVE-2009-1832 CVE-2009-1833 CVE-2009-1835 CVE-2009-2462
CVE-2009-2463 CVE-2009-2464 CVE-2009-2465 CVE-2009-2466 CVE-2009-2469
2. Contributing Factors
These issues can occur in the following releases:
OpenSolaris distributions may include additional bug fixes above and beyond the build from which it was derived. The base build can be derived as follows:
$ uname -v3. Symptoms
There are no predictable symptoms that would indicate the described issues have occurred.
1. Open the "Preferences" dialog from the Edit menu
2. Select the "Content" tab
These issues are addressed in the following releases:
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