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CVE-2012-5829 Detail

Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in the nsWindow::OnExposeEvent function in Mozilla Firefox before 17.0, Firefox ESR 10.x before 10.0.11, Thunderbird before 17.0, Thunderbird ESR 10.x before 10.0.11, and SeaMonkey before 2.14 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via unspecified vectors.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  11/21/2012

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-5829
Original release date:
11/21/2012
Last revised:
09/18/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
10.0 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
10.0
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; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-11/msg00021.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SU-2012:1592
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2013-01/msg00006.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SU-2013:0048
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2013-01/msg00007.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SU-2013:0049
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2013-01/msg00010.html External Source SUSE openSUSE-SU-2013:0131
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2013-01/msg00017.html External Source SUSE openSUSE-SU-2013:0149
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2013-01/msg00022.html External Source SUSE openSUSE-SU-2013:0175
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2012-11/msg00090.html External Source SUSE openSUSE-SU-2012:1583
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2012-11/msg00092.html External Source SUSE openSUSE-SU-2012:1585
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2012-11/msg00093.html External Source SUSE openSUSE-SU-2012:1586
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1482.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2012:1482
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1483.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2012:1483
http://www.debian.org/security/2012/dsa-2583 External Source DEBIAN DSA-2583
http://www.debian.org/security/2012/dsa-2584 External Source DEBIAN DSA-2584
http://www.debian.org/security/2012/dsa-2588 External Source DEBIAN DSA-2588
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2012:173 External Source MANDRIVA MDVSA-2012:173
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2012/mfsa2012-105.html External Source CONFIRM http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2012/mfsa2012-105.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2013/mfsa2013-02.html External Source CONFIRM http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2013/mfsa2013-02.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/56636 External Source BID 56636
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1636-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-1636-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1638-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-1638-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1638-2 External Source UBUNTU USN-1638-2
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1638-3 External Source UBUNTU USN-1638-3
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1681-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-1681-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1681-2 External Source UBUNTU USN-1681-2
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1681-4 External Source UBUNTU USN-1681-4
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=792305 External Source CONFIRM https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=792305
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/80195 External Source XF firefox-onexposeevent-bo(80195)
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A16849 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:16849

Technical Details

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