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MFSA2012-97 SeaMonkey: XMLHttpRequest inherits incorrect principal within sandbox (CVE-2012-4205)

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MFSA2012-97 SeaMonkey: XMLHttpRequest inherits incorrect principal within sandbox (CVE-2012-4205)

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

Mozilla Firefox before 17.0, Thunderbird before 17.0, and SeaMonkey before 2.14 assign the system principal, rather than the sandbox principal, to XMLHttpRequest objects created in sandboxes, which allows remote attackers to conduct cross-site request forgery (CSRF) attacks or obtain sensitive information by leveraging a sandboxed add-on.

Solution(s)

  • mozilla-seamonkey-upgrade-2_14_0

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