Vulnerability

Mozilla Firefox "file-URL-to-file-URL scripting" Attack Vulnerability

Publish date: February 15, 2011

CVE-2009-1839

SEVERITY

MEDIUM

//  ADVISORY DATE

15 FEB 2011


DESCRIPTION

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.

TREND MICRO PROTECTION INFORMATION

Trend Micro Deep Security shields networks through Deep Packet Inspection (DPI) rules. Trend Micro customers using OfficeScan with Intrusion Defense Firewall (IDF) plugin are also protected from attacks using these vulnerabilities. Please refer to the filter number and filter name when applying appropriate DPI and/or IDF rules.

SOLUTION

Trend Micro Deep Security DPI Rule Number: 1003597

Trend Micro Deep Security DPI Rule Name: 1003597 - Restrict Download Of Files Using File:// Protocol

AFFECTED SOFTWARE AND VERSION

  • Mozilla Firefox 3.0
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.0.1
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.0.10
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.0.2
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.0.3
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.0.4
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.0.5
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.0.6
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.0.7
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.0.8
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.0.9
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.0beta5
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.1

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