|CVSS SCORE||7.5, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)|
|TIPPINGPOINT™ IPS CUSTOMER PROTECTION||TippingPoint IPS customers are protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 19609. For further product information on the TippingPoint IPS: http://www.tippingpoint.com|
The specific flaw exists within the handling of documents loaded through the resource: URL. As the same flag was used for chrome: and resource: URLs, these pages were able to subsequently load privileged chrome pages. By combining this with a same-origin policy bypass, an attacker could execute arbitrary code in the context of the current user.
Mozilla has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at: