Vulnerability Details

Mozilla Firefox Multiple Vulnerabilities - July12 (Windows)

Published: 2012-07-23 13:01:44
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P

Impact:
Successful exploitation could allow attackers to inject scripts, bypass certain security restrictions, execute arbitrary code in the context of the browser.

Affected Versions:
Mozilla Firefox version 4.x through 13.0 Mozilla Firefox ESR version 10.x before 10.0.6 on Windows

Technical Details:
- The improper implementation of drag-and-drop feature, fails to display the URL properly in addressbar. - An error when handling 'feed:' URLs can be exploited to bypass the output filters and execute arbitrary JavaScript code. - The context-menu restrictions for data: URLs are not the same as for javascript: URLs, which allows to conduct XSS attacks.

Recommendations:
Upgrade to Mozilla Firefox version 14.0 or ESR version 10.0.6 or later.

Summary:
This host is installed with Mozilla firefox and is prone to multiple vulnerabilities.

Detection Type:
Windows Registry

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2012-1950
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2012-1965
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2012-1966

SecurityFocus Bugtraq ID:

https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/54580
https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/54578
https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/54586

References:

http://secunia.com/advisories/49965
http://securitytracker.com/id/1027256
http://securitytracker.com/id/1027257
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2012/mfsa2012-43.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2012/mfsa2012-46.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2012/mfsa2012-55.html
http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/all.html

Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
6.4
Published
2012-07-23
Modified
2018-10-12
Category
General

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