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Mozilla Foundation Security Advisory 2011-28

Non-whitelisted site can trigger xpinstall

Announced
June 21, 2011
Reporter
moz_bug_r_a4
Impact
Low
Products
Firefox, SeaMonkey
Fixed in
  • Firefox 5
  • SeaMonkey 2.2

Description

Mozilla security researcher moz_bug_r_a4 reported that it was possible for a non-whitelisted site to trigger an install dialog for add-ons and themes.

This vulnerability was introduced in the browser engine used by Firefox 4 and SeaMonkey 2.1; it does not affect earlier versions.

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