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CVE-2012-3978

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The nsLocation::CheckURL function in Mozilla Firefox before 15.0, Firefox ESR 10.x before 10.0.7, Thunderbird before 15.0, Thunderbird ESR 10.x before 10.0.7, and SeaMonkey before 2.12 does not properly follow the security model of the location object, which allows remote attackers to bypass intended content-loading restrictions or possibly have unspecified other impact via vectors involving chrome code.

Details Source

Mitre

Public Date

2012-08-28 00:00:00

Impact

Moderate

Bugzilla

CVE-2012-3978 Mozilla: Location object security checks bypassed by chrome code (MFSA 2012-70)

Bugzilla ID

851 937

CVSS Status

verified

Base Score

5.10

Base Metrics

AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Acknowledgements

Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges security Mozilla security researcher moz_bug_r_a4 as the original reporter.

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (firefox) RHSA-2012:1210 2012-08-29
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2012:1211 2012-08-29
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (thunderbird) RHSA-2012:1211 2012-08-29
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (firefox) RHSA-2012:1210 2012-08-29
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Optional Productivity Applications (v. 5 server) (thunderbird) RHSA-2012:1211 2012-08-29

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 xulrunner 10.0.7-1.el6_3 Fixed
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 xulrunner 10.0.7-2.el5_8 Fixed