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CVE-2012-4195 Detail

Description

The nsLocation::CheckURL function in Mozilla Firefox before 16.0.2, Firefox ESR 10.x before 10.0.10, Thunderbird before 16.0.2, Thunderbird ESR 10.x before 10.0.10, and SeaMonkey before 2.13.2 does not properly determine the calling document and principal in its return value, which makes it easier for remote attackers to conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks via a crafted web site, and makes it easier for remote attackers to execute arbitrary JavaScript code by leveraging certain add-on behavior.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  10/29/2012

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-4195
Original release date:
10/29/2012
Last revised:
09/18/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
5.1 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.4
Exploitability Subscore:
4.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity:
High
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-10/msg00019.html External Source SUSE openSUSE-SU-2012:1412
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-10/msg00025.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SU-2012:1426
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1407.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2012:1407
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1413.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2012:1413
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2012/mfsa2012-90.html Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2012/mfsa2012-90.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/56302 External Source BID 56302
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1620-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-1620-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1620-2 External Source UBUNTU USN-1620-2
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=793121 External Source CONFIRM https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=793121
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A16856 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:16856

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

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

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

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