Mozilla

Mozilla Foundation Security Advisory 2007-19

XSS using addEventListener and setTimeout

Announced
July 17, 2007
Impact
High
Products
Firefox, SeaMonkey
Fixed in
  • Firefox 2.0.0.5
  • SeaMonkey 1.1.3

Description

Mozilla contributor moz_bug_r_a4 demonstrated that the methods addEventListener and setTimeout 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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