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MFSA2012-66 Firefox: HTTPMonitor extension allows for remote debugging without explicit activation (CVE-2012-3973)

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MFSA2012-66 Firefox: HTTPMonitor extension allows for remote debugging without explicit activation (CVE-2012-3973)

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:H/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

The debugger in the developer-tools subsystem in Mozilla Firefox before 15.0, when remote debugging is disabled, does not properly restrict access to the remote-debugging service, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by leveraging the presence of the HTTPMonitor extension and connecting to that service through the HTTPMonitor port.

Solution(s)

  • mozilla-firefox-upgrade-15_0

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