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CVE-2012-3978 Detail

Current Description

The nsLocation::CheckURL function in Mozilla Firefox before 15.0, Firefox ESR 10.x before 10.0.7, Thunderbird before 15.0, Thunderbird ESR 10.x before 10.0.7, and SeaMonkey before 2.12 does not properly follow the security model of the location object, which allows remote attackers to bypass intended content-loading restrictions or possibly have unspecified other impact via vectors involving chrome code.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.8 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-08/msg00028.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-09/msg00011.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-09/msg00014.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1210.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1211.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2012/dsa-2553
http://www.debian.org/security/2012/dsa-2554
http://www.debian.org/security/2012/dsa-2556
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2012/mfsa2012-70.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/55306
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1548-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1548-2
http://www.xerox.com/download/security/security-bulletin/16287-4d6b7b0c81f7b/cert_XRX13-003_v1.0.pdf
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=770429
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A16923

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls (CWE-264)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-3978
NVD Published Date:
08/29/2012
NVD Last Modified:
09/18/2017