CVE-2012-1957

MEDIUM

Description

An unspecified parser-utility class in Mozilla Firefox 4.x through 13.0, Firefox ESR 10.x before 10.0.6, Thunderbird 5.0 through 13.0, Thunderbird ESR 10.x before 10.0.6, and SeaMonkey before 2.11 does not properly handle EMBED elements within description elements in RSS feeds, which allows remote attackers to conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks via a feed.

References

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-07/msg00011.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-07/msg00012.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-07/msg00013.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-07/msg00016.html

http://osvdb.org/84000

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1088.html

http://secunia.com/advisories/49965

http://secunia.com/advisories/49968

http://secunia.com/advisories/49972

http://secunia.com/advisories/49977

http://secunia.com/advisories/49979

http://secunia.com/advisories/49992

http://secunia.com/advisories/49993

http://secunia.com/advisories/49994

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2012/mfsa2012-47.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/54583

http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1027256

http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1027257

http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1027258

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1509-1

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1509-2

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1510-1

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=750096

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A16844

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2012-07-18

Updated: 2017-12-29

Type: CWE-79

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

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

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: MEDIUM