|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.
CVSS v2 metrics
Find out more about Red Hat support for the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS).
Red Hat security errata
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop version 5 (thunderbird)||RHSA-2012:1089||July 17, 2012|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux Optional Productivity Applications 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.
This page is generated automatically and has not been checked for errors or omissions.
For clarification or corrections please contact the Red Hat Security Response Team.