CVE-2012-3965

HIGH
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Description

Mozilla Firefox before 15.0 does not properly restrict navigation to the about:newtab page, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary JavaScript code with chrome privileges via a crafted web site that triggers creation of a new tab and then a new window.

References

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-08/msg00028.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-09/msg00011.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-09/msg00014.html

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2012/mfsa2012-60.html

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1548-1

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1548-2

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=769108

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A16442

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2012-08-29

Updated: 2017-09-19

Type: CWE-264

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 9.3

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

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: HIGH

Vulnerable Software

Configuration 1

OR

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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:1.4.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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

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

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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

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

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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:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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

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

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

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

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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:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.6.25:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:4.0:beta1:*:*:*:*:*:*

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cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:4.0:beta11:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:4.0:beta12:*:*:*:*:*:*

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cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:4.0:beta3:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:4.0:beta4:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:4.0:beta5:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:4.0:beta6:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:4.0:beta7:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:4.0:beta8:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:4.0:beta9:*:*:*:*:*:*

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cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:5.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:6.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:6.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:7.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:8.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:9.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:10.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:10.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:11.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:12.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:12.0:beta6:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:13.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:* versions up to 14.0 (inclusive)

Tenable Plugins

View all (13 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
74729openSUSE Security Update : MozillaFirefox (openSUSE-SU-2012:1065-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
74725openSUSE Security Update : MozillaFirefox (openSUSE-SU-2012:1064-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
64132SuSE 11.2 Security Update : Mozilla Firefox (SAT Patch Number 6763)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
63402GLSA-201301-01 : Mozilla Products: Multiple vulnerabilities (BEAST)NessusGentoo Local Security Checks
critical
62096SuSE 10 Security Update : Mozilla Firefox (ZYPP Patch Number 8269)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
62062Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 11.04 / 11.10 / 12.04 LTS : firefox regression (USN-1548-2)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
critical
61989Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : firefox (MDVSA-2012:145)NessusMandriva Local Security Checks
critical
61741FreeBSD : mozilla -- multiple vulnerabilities (2b8cad90-f289-11e1-a215-14dae9ebcf89)NessusFreeBSD Local Security Checks
critical
801230Mozilla Firefox 14.x <= 14 Multiple VulnerabilitiesLog Correlation EngineWeb Clients
high
6559Mozilla Firefox < 15.0 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessus Network MonitorWeb Clients
high
61730Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 11.04 / 11.10 / 12.04 LTS : firefox vulnerabilities (USN-1548-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
critical
61715Firefox < 15.0 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessusWindows
critical
61711Firefox < 15.0 Multiple Vulnerabilities (Mac OS X)NessusMacOS X Local Security Checks
critical