Multiple Mozilla products XPConnect cross-site scripting
|mozilla-xpconnect-xss (72837)||Medium Risk|
Multiple Mozilla products including Firefox, Thunderbird, and SeaMonkey are vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by frame scripts bypassing XPConnect security checks when calling untrusted objects. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute script in a victim's Web browser within the security context of the hosting Web site to steal the victim's cookie-based authentication credentials.
Refer to MFSA 2012-05 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.
- MFSA 2012-05: Frame scripts calling into untrusted objects bypass security checks.
- BID-51752: Mozilla Firefox/SeaMonkey/Thunderbird XPConnect Security Check Cross Domain Scripting Vulnerability
- CVE-2012-0446: Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in Mozilla Firefox 4.x through 9.0, Thunderbird 5.0 through 9.0, and SeaMonkey before 2.7 allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via a (1) web page or (2) Firefox extension, related to improper enforcement of XPConnect security restrictions for frame scripts that call untrusted objects.
- OSVDB ID: 78737: Mozilla Multiple Products XPConnect Security Check XSS Weakness
- Mozilla Firefox 9.0
- Mozilla Seamonkey 2.6
- Mozilla Thunderbird 9.0
Jan 31, 2012
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