CVE-2012-0458

medium

Description

Mozilla Firefox before 3.6.28 and 4.x through 10.0, Firefox ESR 10.x before 10.0.3, Thunderbird before 3.1.20 and 5.0 through 10.0, Thunderbird ESR 10.x before 10.0.3, and SeaMonkey before 2.8 do not properly restrict setting the home page through the dragging of a URL to the home button, which allows user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary JavaScript code with chrome privileges via a javascript: URL that is later interpreted in the about:sessionrestore context.

References

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-03/msg00014.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-03/msg00015.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2012-03/msg00042.html

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-0387.html

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-0388.html

http://secunia.com/advisories/48359

http://secunia.com/advisories/48402

http://secunia.com/advisories/48414

http://secunia.com/advisories/48495

http://secunia.com/advisories/48496

http://secunia.com/advisories/48513

http://secunia.com/advisories/48553

http://secunia.com/advisories/48561

http://secunia.com/advisories/48624

http://secunia.com/advisories/48629

http://secunia.com/advisories/48823

http://secunia.com/advisories/48920

http://www.debian.org/security/2012/dsa-2433

http://www.debian.org/security/2012/dsa-2458

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2012:031

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2012:032

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2012/mfsa2012-16.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/52460

http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1026801

http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1026803

http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1026804

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1400-1

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1400-2

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1400-3

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1400-4

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1400-5

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1401-1

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=718203

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=719994

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=723808

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A15122

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2012-03-14

Updated: 2018-01-18

Type: CWE-264

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