CVE-ID

CVE-2002-0354

• Severity Rating • Fix Information • Vulnerable Software Versions • SCAP Mappings
Description
The XMLHttpRequest object (XMLHTTP) in Netscape 6.1 and Mozilla 0.9.7 allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files and list directories on a client system by opening a URL that redirects the browser to the file on the client, then reading the result using the responseText property.
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Date Entry Created
20020501 Disclaimer: The entry creation date may reflect when the CVE-ID was allocated or reserved, and does not necessarily indicate when this vulnerability was discovered, shared with the affected vendor, publicly disclosed, or updated in CVE.
Phase (Legacy)
Proposed (20020502)
Votes (Legacy)
ACCEPT(3) Cole, Green, Wall
MODIFY(2) Cox, Frech
NOOP(3) Armstrong, Christey, Foat
Comments (Legacy)
 CHANGE> [Cox changed vote from ACCEPT to MODIFY]
 Cox> Mozilla 0.9.9 is also vulnerable
   ADDREF: http://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=141061
 Christey> REDHAT:RHSA-2002:079
 Christey> BUGTRAQ:20020502 Fix for Mozilla XMLHttpRequest file disclosure vulnerability
   URL:http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2002-05/0016.html
   REDHAT:RHSA-2002:079
   URL:http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2002-079.html
   CONECTIVA:CLA-2002:490
   URL:http://distro.conectiva.com.br/atualizacoes/?id=a&anuncio=000490
   BID:4628
   URL:http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/4628
   BUGTRAQ:20020504 UPDATE (1-May-2002): Reading local files in Netscape 6 and Mozilla (GM#001-NS)
   URL:http://online.securityfocus.com/archive/1/270948
 Christey> XF:mozilla-netscape-xmlhttprequest-redirect(8963)
   URL:http://www.iss.net/security_center/static/8963.php
 Frech> XF:mozilla-netscape-xmlhttprequest-redirect(8963)

Proposed (Legacy)
20020502
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