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MFSA2012-60 Firefox: Escalation of privilege through about:newtab (CVE-2012-3965)

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MFSA2012-60 Firefox: Escalation of privilege through about:newtab (CVE-2012-3965)

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
08/29/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/30/2012
Modified
04/05/2017

Description

Mozilla Firefox before 15.0 does not properly restrict navigation to the about:newtab page, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary JavaScript code with chrome privileges via a crafted web site that triggers creation of a new tab and then a new window.

Solution(s)

  • mozilla-firefox-upgrade-15_0

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