Intrusion Prevention

Mozilla.Firefox.Url.Processing.Address.Bar.Spoofing

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit an Address Bar Spoofing vulnerability in Mozilla Firefox.
This issue is caused by an error in the vulnerable software when handling javascript that opens a malicious web page. It may allow remote attackers to display an arbitrary URL in the address bar of a child window.

Affected Products

Mozilla Firefox 3.0.x
Mozilla Firefox 3.5.x

Impact

System Compromise

Recommended Actions

Upgrade to the latest version.

CVE References

CVE-2009-2654