|Bugzilla:||863624: CVE-2012-3992 Mozilla: Spoofing and script injection through location.hash (MFSA 2012-84)|
The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:
Mozilla Firefox before 16.0, Firefox ESR 10.x before 10.0.8, Thunderbird before 16.0, Thunderbird ESR 10.x before 10.0.8, and SeaMonkey before 2.13 do not properly manage history data, which allows remote attackers to conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks or obtain sensitive POST content via vectors involving a location.hash write operation and history navigation that triggers the loading of a URL into the history object.
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Red Hat security errata
|RHEL Optional Productivity Applications version 5 (thunderbird)||RHSA-2012:1351||October 09, 2012|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop version 5 (thunderbird)||RHSA-2012:1351||October 09, 2012|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (firefox)||RHSA-2012:1350||October 09, 2012|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (firefox)||RHSA-2012:1350||October 09, 2012|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (thunderbird)||RHSA-2012:1351||October 09, 2012|
Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Mariusz Mlynski as the original reporter.
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