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MFSA2012-77 Firefox: Some DOMWindowUtils methods bypass security checks (CVE-2012-3986)

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MFSA2012-77 Firefox: Some DOMWindowUtils methods bypass security checks (CVE-2012-3986)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
10/10/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/16/2012
Modified
08/12/2020

Description

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 restrict calls to DOMWindowUtils (aka nsDOMWindowUtils) methods, which allows remote attackers to bypass intended access restrictions via crafted JavaScript code.

Solution(s)

  • mozilla-firefox-esr-upgrade-10_0_8
  • mozilla-firefox-upgrade-16_0

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