SuSE 10 Security Update : Mozilla Firefox (ZYPP Patch Number 8348)

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Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

MozillaFirefox was updated to the 10.0.10ESR security release.

The following issues have been fixed :

- Mozilla has fixed a number of issues related to the
Location object in order to enhance overall security.
Details for each of the current fixed issues are below.
(MFSA 2012-90)

Thunderbird is only affected by window.location issues
through RSS feeds and extensions that load web content.

- Security researcher Mariusz Mlynski reported that the
true value of window.location could be shadowed by user
content through the use of the valueOf method, which can
be combined with some plugins to perform a cross-site
scripting (XSS) attack on users. (CVE-2012-4194)

- Mozilla security researcher moz_bug_r_a4 discovered that
the CheckURL function in window.location can be forced
to return the wrong calling document and principal,
allowing a cross-site scripting (XSS) attack. There is
also the possibility of gaining arbitrary code execution
if the attacker can take advantage of an add-on that
interacts with the page content. (CVE-2012-4195)

- Security researcher Antoine Delignat-Lavaud of the
PROSECCO research team at INRIA Paris reported the
ability to use property injection by prototype to bypass
security wrapper protections on the Location object,
allowing the cross-origin reading of the Location
object. (CVE-2012-4196)

See also :

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2012/mfsa2012-90.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-4194.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-4195.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-4196.html

Solution :

Apply ZYPP patch number 8348.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.1
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 62780 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-4194
CVE-2012-4195
CVE-2012-4196

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