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CVE-2012-5837 Detail

Current Description

The Web Developer Toolbar in Mozilla Firefox before 17.0 executes script with chrome privileges, which allows user-assisted remote attackers to conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks via a crafted string.

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:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

Evaluator Impact

Per: http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2012/mfsa2012-102.html "This allows for arbitrary code execution or cross-site scripting (XSS) if a user can be convinced to paste malicious code into the Developer Toolbar."

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-11/msg00021.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2013-01/msg00022.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2012-11/msg00090.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2012-11/msg00092.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2012-11/msg00093.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2012/mfsa2012-102.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/56645
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1638-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1638-3
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=800363
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/80180
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A16542

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) (CWE-79)
  • Code Injection (CWE-94)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-5837
NVD Published Date:
11/21/2012
NVD Last Modified:
09/18/2017