CVE-2011-0051

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Description

Mozilla Firefox before 3.5.17 and 3.6.x before 3.6.14, and SeaMonkey before 2.0.12, does not properly handle certain recursive eval calls, which makes it easier for remote attackers to force a user to respond positively to a dialog question, as demonstrated by a question about granting privileges.

References

http://downloads.avaya.com/css/P8/documents/100133195

http://support.avaya.com/css/P8/documents/100128655

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2011:041

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2011/mfsa2011-02.html

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-0312.html

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-0313.html

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=616659

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A14211

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2011-03-02

Updated: 2017-09-19

Type: CWE-20

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 6.8

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: MEDIUM

Vulnerable Software

Configuration 1

OR

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.6.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.6.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.6.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.6.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.6.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.6.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.6.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.6.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.6.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.6.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.6.13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Configuration 2

OR

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0:alpha:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0:beta:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1:alpha:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1:beta:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.16:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.17:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.18:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.19:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.5.0.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.5.0.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.5.0.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.0:alpha_1:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.0:alpha_2:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.0:alpha_3:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.0:beta_1:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.0:beta_2:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.0:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.0:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.0.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.0.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.0.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.0.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.0.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:* versions up to 2.0.11 (inclusive)

Configuration 3

OR

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0:preview_release:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5:beta1:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5:beta2:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.16:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.17:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.18:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.19:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.20:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.16:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.17:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.5.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.5.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.5.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.5.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.5.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.5.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.5.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.5.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.5.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.5.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.5.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.5.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.5.13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.5.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.5.15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:* versions up to 3.5.16 (inclusive)

Tenable Plugins

View all (49 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
76017openSUSE Security Update : seamonkey (seamonkey-4113)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
75963openSUSE Security Update : MozillaThunderbird (MozillaThunderbird-4149)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
75954openSUSE Security Update : mozilla-js192 (mozilla-js192-4105)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
75736openSUSE Security Update : seamonkey (seamonkey-4074)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
75673openSUSE Security Update : mozilla-xulrunner191 (mozilla-xulrunner191-4073)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
75663openSUSE Security Update : MozillaThunderbird (MozillaThunderbird-4070)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
75650openSUSE Security Update : MozillaFirefox (MozillaFirefox-4111)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
68234Oracle Linux 4 / 6 : thunderbird (ELSA-2011-0374)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
critical
68216Oracle Linux 4 : seamonkey (ELSA-2011-0313)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
critical
68215Oracle Linux 4 : thunderbird (ELSA-2011-0312)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
critical
68213Oracle Linux 4 / 5 / 6 : firefox (ELSA-2011-0310)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
critical
63402GLSA-201301-01 : Mozilla Products: Multiple vulnerabilities (BEAST)NessusGentoo Local Security Checks
critical
60975Scientific Linux Security Update : thunderbird on SL4.x, SL5.x i386/x86_64NessusScientific Linux Local Security Checks
critical
60974Scientific Linux Security Update : seamonkey on SL4.x i386/x86_64NessusScientific Linux Local Security Checks
critical
60966Scientific Linux Security Update : firefox on SL4.x, SL5.x i386/x86_64NessusScientific Linux Local Security Checks
critical
57147SuSE 10 Security Update : Mozilla Firefox (ZYPP Patch Number 7421)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
55083Ubuntu 9.10 : Multiple Xulrunner 1.9.1 vulnerabilities (USN-1123-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
critical
53798openSUSE Security Update : seamonkey (seamonkey-4074)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
53777openSUSE Security Update : mozilla-xulrunner191 (mozilla-xulrunner191-4073)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
53774openSUSE Security Update : MozillaThunderbird (MozillaThunderbird-4070)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
53770openSUSE Security Update : MozillaFirefox (MozillaFirefox-4111)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
52944CentOS 4 : thunderbird (CESA-2011:0374)NessusCentOS Local Security Checks
critical
52762RHEL 4 / 5 / 6 : thunderbird (RHSA-2011:0374)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
critical
52736SuSE 10 Security Update : Mozilla Firefox (ZYPP Patch Number 7371)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
52652SuSE 10 Security Update : mozilla-xulrunner191 (ZYPP Patch Number 7363)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
52651SuSE 11.1 Security Update : mozilla-xulrunner191 (SAT Patch Number 4085)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
52650SuSE 11.1 Security Update : Mozillla Firefox (SAT Patch Number 4104)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
52619Debian DSA-2187-1 : icedove - several vulnerabilitiesNessusDebian Local Security Checks
critical
52618Debian DSA-2186-1 : iceweasel - several vulnerabilitiesNessusDebian Local Security Checks
critical
52579Ubuntu 8.04 LTS / 9.10 / 10.04 LTS / 10.10 : firefox, firefox-{3.0,3.5}, xulrunner-1.9.2 regression (USN-1049-2)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
critical
801374Mozilla Firefox 3.5.x < 3.5.17 Multiple VulnerabilitiesLog Correlation EngineWeb Clients
high
801270Mozilla Firefox 3.6.x < 3.6.14 Multiple VulnerabilitiesLog Correlation EngineWeb Clients
high
801265Mozilla SeaMonkey 2.0.x < 2.0.12 Multiple VulnerabilitiesLog Correlation EngineWeb Clients
high
5811SeaMonkey 2.0.x < 2.0.12 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessus Network MonitorWeb Clients
high
5809Mozilla Firefox 3.5.x < 3.5.17 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessus Network MonitorWeb Clients
high
5808Mozilla Firefox 3.6.x < 3.6.14 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessus Network MonitorWeb Clients
high
52564Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : firefox (MDVSA-2011:041)NessusMandriva Local Security Checks
critical
52537Debian DSA-2180-1 : iceape - several vulnerabilitiesNessusDebian Local Security Checks
critical
52533SeaMonkey < 2.0.12 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessusWindows
high
52531Firefox 3.6 < 3.6.14 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessusWindows
high
52530Firefox 3.5 < 3.5.17 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessusWindows
high
52526Ubuntu 8.04 LTS / 9.10 / 10.04 LTS / 10.10 : firefox, firefox-{3.0,3.5}, xulrunner-1.9.2 vulnerabilities (USN-1049-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
critical
52509CentOS 4 : seamonkey (CESA-2011:0313)NessusCentOS Local Security Checks
critical
52508CentOS 4 : thunderbird (CESA-2011:0312)NessusCentOS Local Security Checks
critical
52507CentOS 4 : firefox (CESA-2011:0310)NessusCentOS Local Security Checks
critical
52497RHEL 4 : seamonkey (RHSA-2011:0313)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
critical
52496RHEL 4 / 5 : thunderbird (RHSA-2011:0312)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
critical
52494RHEL 4 / 5 / 6 : firefox (RHSA-2011:0310)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
critical
52486FreeBSD : mozilla -- multiple vulnerabilities (45f102cd-4456-11e0-9580-4061862b8c22)NessusFreeBSD Local Security Checks
critical