Sun HotJava Browser 3 Arbitrary DOM Access Vulnerability

ID SSV:74203
Type seebug
Reporter Root
Modified 2014-07-01T00:00:00


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A malicious website operator may be able to obtain cookies from a target system browsing with Sun HotJava Browser. 

The Document Object Model (DOM) of arbitrary URLs can be accessed if a specially formed javascript is launched from a named window. Cookies that may contain sensitive information can be acquired through this method.

Demo - HotJava Browser 3.0 JavaScript security vulnerability
Demo - HotJava Browser 3.0 JavaScript security vulnerability
This page shows the cookie and the first link from from in 10 seconds
Written by Georgi Guninski

setTimeout("'javascript:alert(\"The first link is: \"+document.links[0].href);alert(\"The cookie is: \"+document.cookie)','g')",10000);

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