|Bugzilla:||840212: CVE-2012-1959 Mozilla: Same-compartment Security Wrappers can be bypassed (MFSA 2012-49)|
The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:
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 do not consider the presence of same-compartment security wrappers (SCSW) during the cross-compartment wrapping of objects, which allows remote attackers to bypass intended XBL access restrictions via crafted content.
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Red Hat security errata
|RHEL Optional Productivity Applications version 5 (thunderbird)||RHSA-2012:1089||July 17, 2012|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop version 5 (thunderbird)||RHSA-2012:1089||July 17, 2012|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (firefox)||RHSA-2012:1088||July 17, 2012|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (firefox)||RHSA-2012:1088||July 17, 2012|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (thunderbird)||RHSA-2012:1089||July 17, 2012|
Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Mozilla developer Bobby Holley as the original reporter of this issue.
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