CVE-2012-4205

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Description

Mozilla Firefox before 17.0, Thunderbird before 17.0, and SeaMonkey before 2.14 assign the system principal, rather than the sandbox principal, to XMLHttpRequest objects created in sandboxes, which allows remote attackers to conduct cross-site request forgery (CSRF) attacks or obtain sensitive information by leveraging a sandboxed add-on.

References

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://secunia.com/advisories/51369

http://secunia.com/advisories/51370

http://secunia.com/advisories/51381

http://secunia.com/advisories/51434

http://secunia.com/advisories/51439

http://secunia.com/advisories/51440

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2012/mfsa2012-97.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/56621

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1636-1

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1638-1

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1638-2

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1638-3

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=779821

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/80175

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A16965

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2012-11-21

Updated: 2020-08-21

Type: CWE-352

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

Tenable Plugins

View all (23 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
74827openSUSE Security Update : seamonkey (openSUSE-SU-2012:1584-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
74826openSUSE Security Update : xulrunner (openSUSE-SU-2012:1586-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
74825openSUSE Security Update : MozillaThunderbird (openSUSE-SU-2012:1585-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
74824openSUSE Security Update : MozillaFirefox (openSUSE-SU-2012:1583-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
64135SuSE 11.2 Security Update : Mozilla Firefox (SAT Patch Number 7093)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
63402GLSA-201301-01 : Mozilla Products: Multiple vulnerabilities (BEAST)NessusGentoo Local Security Checks
critical
63145Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 11.10 / 12.04 LTS / 12.10 : firefox regressions (USN-1638-3)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
critical
801350Mozilla Thunderbird 16.x <= 16 Multiple VulnerabilitiesLog Correlation EngineSMTP Clients
high
801336Mozilla SeaMonkey 2.x <= 2.13 Multiple VulnerabilitiesLog Correlation EngineWeb Clients
high
801327Mozilla Firefox 16.x <= 16 Multiple VulnerabilitiesLog Correlation EngineWeb Clients
high
6627Mozilla Thunderbird < 17.0 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessus Network MonitorSMTP Clients
high
6626SeaMonkey 2.x < 2.14 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessus Network MonitorWeb Clients
high
6625Mozilla Firefox < 17.0 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessus Network MonitorWeb Clients
high
63091SuSE 10 Security Update : Mozilla Firefox (ZYPP Patch Number 8381)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
63026Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 11.10 / 12.04 LTS / 12.10 : ubufox update (USN-1638-2)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
critical
63025Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 11.10 / 12.04 LTS / 12.10 : firefox vulnerabilities (USN-1638-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
critical
63023Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 11.10 / 12.04 LTS / 12.10 : thunderbird vulnerabilities (USN-1636-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
critical
63001SeaMonkey < 2.14 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessusWindows
critical
63000Mozilla Thunderbird < 17.0 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessusWindows
critical
62998Firefox < 17.0 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessusWindows
critical
62996Thunderbird 16.x Multiple Vulnerabilities (Mac OS X)NessusMacOS X Local Security Checks
critical
62994Firefox < 17.0 Multiple Vulnerabilities (Mac OS X)NessusMacOS X Local Security Checks
critical
62979FreeBSD : mozilla -- multiple vulnerabilities (d23119df-335d-11e2-b64c-c8600054b392)NessusFreeBSD Local Security Checks
high