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MFSA2012-103 Thunderbird: Frames can shadow top.location (CVE-2012-4209)

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MFSA2012-103 Thunderbird: Frames can shadow top.location (CVE-2012-4209)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
11/21/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/14/2013
Modified
04/05/2017

Description

Mozilla Firefox before 17.0, Firefox ESR 10.x before 10.0.11, Thunderbird before 17.0, Thunderbird ESR 10.x before 10.0.11, and SeaMonkey before 2.14 do not prevent use of a "top" frame name-attribute value to access the location property, which makes it easier for remote attackers to conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks via vectors involving a binary plugin.

Solution(s)

  • mozilla-thunderbird-esr-upgrade-10_0_11
  • mozilla-thunderbird-upgrade-17_0

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