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CVE-2012-4196 Detail

Description

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 allow remote attackers to bypass the Same Origin Policy and read the Location object via a prototype property-injection attack that defeats certain protection mechanisms for this object.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  10/29/2012

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-4196
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:
5.0 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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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/56306 External Source BID 56306
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=802557 External Source CONFIRM https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=802557
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A16962 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:16962

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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