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Rule:

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Sid:
1841

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Summary:
This event is generated when a client on the protected network has 
possibly visited a website containing malicious javascript code.

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Impact:
Minimal

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Detailed Information:
Certain versions of Mozilla and Netscape may allow script code to access
local cookie data.

By accessing a maliciously coded webpage, a users cookie data from any 
domain may be viewed by the website's administrator.

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Affected Systems:
	Mozilla versions prior to 1.0.1
	Netscape versions prior to 6.2.1 

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Attack Scenarios:
A devious website admin creates a webpage with malicious code and 
obtains sensitive cookie data from a visiting user's web browser about 
any domain he wishes.

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Ease of Attack:
Simple

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False Positives: 
Some peer-to-peer applications may cause this rule to generate an event.

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False Negatives: 
None known.

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Corrective Action:
Upgrade to the latest non-affected version of the software.

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Contributors:
Sourcefire Research Team
Brian Caswell <bmc@sourcefire.com>
Nigel Houghton <nigel.houghton@sourcefire.com> 
Snort documentation contributed by Josh Sakofsky
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Additional References:

Bugtraq:
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/5293

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