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CVE-2012-1957 Detail

Current Description

An unspecified parser-utility class in Mozilla Firefox 4.x through 13.0, Firefox ESR 10.x before 10.0.6, Thunderbird 5.0 through 13.0, Thunderbird ESR 10.x before 10.0.6, and SeaMonkey before 2.11 does not properly handle EMBED elements within description elements in RSS feeds, which allows remote attackers to conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks via a feed.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-07/msg00011.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-07/msg00012.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-07/msg00013.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-07/msg00016.html
http://osvdb.org/84000
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1088.html
http://secunia.com/advisories/49968
http://secunia.com/advisories/49977
http://secunia.com/advisories/49979
http://secunia.com/advisories/49993
http://secunia.com/advisories/49994
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2012/mfsa2012-47.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/54583
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1027256
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1027257
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1027258
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1509-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1509-2
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1510-1
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=750096
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A16844

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) (CWE-79)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox_esr:10.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:5.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 4 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird_esr:10.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 5 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-1957
NVD Published Date:
07/18/2012
NVD Last Modified:
12/28/2017