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MFSA2012-83 Firefox: Chrome Object Wrapper (COW) does not disallow access to privileged functions or properties (CVE-2012-4184)

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MFSA2012-83 Firefox: Chrome Object Wrapper (COW) does not disallow access to privileged functions or properties (CVE-2012-4184)

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
08/17/2020

Description

The Chrome Object Wrapper (COW) implementation in 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 does not prevent access to properties of a prototype for a standard class, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary JavaScript code with chrome privileges via a crafted web site.

Solution(s)

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

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