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MFSA2012-79 Thunderbird: DOS and crash with full screen and history navigation (CVE-2012-3988)

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MFSA2012-79 Thunderbird: DOS and crash with full screen and history navigation (CVE-2012-3988)

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
10/10/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/16/2012
Modified
04/05/2017

Description

Use-after-free vulnerability 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 might allow user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via vectors involving use of mozRequestFullScreen to enter full-screen mode, and use of the history.back method for backwards history navigation.

Solution(s)

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

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