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Mozilla Foundation Security Advisory 2007-16

Title: XSS using addEventListener
Impact: High
Announced: May 30, 2007
Reporter: moz_bug_r_a4
Products: Firefox, SeaMonkey

Fixed in: Firefox
  SeaMonkey 1.0.9
  SeaMonkey 1.1.2


Mozilla contributor moz_bug_r_a4 demonstrated that the addEventListener method could be used to inject script into another site in violation of the browser's same-origin policy. This could be used to access or modify private or valuable information from that other site.


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