73188 : Mozilla Multiple Products Trailing Dot Cookie Cross-domain Information Disclosure
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2011-06-21

Description

<em style='font-weight:bold;'>(Description Provided by <a href="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=2011-2362" target="_blank">CVE</a>)</em> : Mozilla Firefox before 3.6.18, Thunderbird before 3.1.11, and SeaMonkey through 2.0.14 do not distinguish between cookies for two domain names that differ only in a trailing dot, which allows remote web servers to bypass the Same Origin Policy via Set-Cookie headers.

Classification

Location: Local / Remote, Context Dependent
Impact: Loss of Confidentiality
Solution: Upgrade
Exploit: Exploit Private
Disclosure: Vendor Verified, Coordinated Disclosure
OSVDB: Web Related

Solution

Upgrade Thunderbird to 3.1.11 or higher and Firefox to 3.6.18 or higher, as they have been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.

Products

Mozilla Organization
Firefox
3.6.17
Thunderbird
3.1.10

References

Tools & Filters

55287 55418 55485

Credit

Unknown or Incomplete

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 5.0
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2011-07-01 | Disagree?

Access_vector_2 Access_complexity_2 Authentication_2 Confidentiality_impact_0 Integrity_impact_1 Availability_impact_0

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