86773 : Mozilla Multiple Product window.location Object CheckURL Function Incorrect Calling Document Return XSS Weakness
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2012-10-26

Description

Multiple Mozilla products contain a flaw that is triggered when the checkURL function in window.location fails to returning the proper calling document and principal. This may allow a remote attacker to conduct a cross-site scripting attacking. Additionally, when using an add-on that interacts with the page content, code execution is possible.

Classification

Location: Context Dependent
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Solution: Upgrade
Exploit: Exploit Private
Disclosure: Vendor Verified, Coordinated Disclosure
OSVDB: Web Related

Solution

Upgrade Firefox and Thunderbird to version 16.0.2 (10.0.10 ESR) or higher, and SeaMonkey to version 2.13.2 or higher, as they have been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.

Products

Mozilla Organization
Firefox
16.0.1
Thunderbird
16.0.1
SeaMonkey
2.13.1
Firefox ESR
10.0.9
Thunderbird ESR
10.0.9
IBM Corporation
SONAS
1.1
1.3.2.2
1.3.2.3 (not affected)

References

Credit

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 5.1
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2012-10-30 | Disagree?

Access_vector_2 Access_complexity_0 Authentication_2 Confidentiality_impact_1 Integrity_impact_1 Availability_impact_1

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