Vulnerability Details

Mozilla Products Security Bypass Vulnerability - May12 (Mac OS X)

Published: 2012-05-02 06:59:17
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

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

Impact:
Successful exploitation could allow attackers to inject scripts or bypass certain security restrictions.

Affected Versions:
SeaMonkey version before 2.9 Thunderbird version 5.0 through 11.0 Mozilla Firefox version 4.x through 11.0

Technical Details:
The flaw is due to an error within the handling of XMLHttpRequest and WebSocket while using an IPv6 address can be exploited to bypass the same origin policy.

Summary:
This host is installed with Mozilla firefox/thunderbird/seamonkey and is prone to security bypass vulnerability

Recommendations:
Upgrade to Mozilla Firefox version 12.0 or later, upgrade to SeaMonkey version to 2.9 or later, upgrade to Thunderbird version to 12.0 or later.

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

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

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2012-0475

SecurityFocus Bugtraq ID:

https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/53230

References:

http://secunia.com/advisories/48972/
http://secunia.com/advisories/48932/
http://securitytracker.com/id/1026971
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2012/mfsa2012-28.html
http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/all.html
http://www.mozilla.org/projects/seamonkey/
http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/thunderbird/

Severity
Low
CVSS Score
2.6
Published
2012-05-02
Modified
2018-10-12
Category
General

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