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MFSA2012-95 Firefox: Javascript: URLs run in privileged context on New Tab page (CVE-2012-4203)

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MFSA2012-95 Firefox: Javascript: URLs run in privileged context on New Tab page (CVE-2012-4203)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
11/20/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/21/2012
Modified
04/05/2017

Description

The New Tab page in Mozilla Firefox before 17.0 uses a privileged context for execution of JavaScript code by bookmarklets, which allows user-assisted remote attackers to run arbitrary programs by leveraging a javascript: URL in a bookmark.

Solution(s)

  • mozilla-firefox-upgrade-17_0

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