CVE Database

CVE-2011-2983

Impact: Critical
Public: 2011-08-16
Bugzilla: 730523: CVE-2011-2983 Mozilla: Private data leakage using RegExp.input

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Mozilla Firefox before 3.6.20, Thunderbird 2.x and 3.x before 3.1.12, SeaMonkey 1.x and 2.x, and possibly other products does not properly handle the RegExp.input property, which allows remote attackers to bypass the Same Origin Policy and read data from a different domain via a crafted web site, possibly related to a use-after-free.

Find out more about CVE-2011-2983 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 6.8
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: Partial
Integrity Impact: Partial
Availability Impact: Partial

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop version 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2011:1165 August 16, 2011
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Optional Productivity Applications version 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2011:1165 August 16, 2011
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (firefox) RHSA-2011:1164 August 16, 2011
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (seamonkey) RHSA-2011:1167 August 16, 2011
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (thunderbird) RHSA-2011:1165 August 16, 2011
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (firefox) RHSA-2011:1164 August 16, 2011
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (firefox) RHSA-2011:1164 August 16, 2011

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