Mozilla Firefox, Thunderbird, and SeaMonkey evalInSandbox() security bypass
|firefox-evalinsandbox-sec-bypass (80171)||Medium Risk|
Mozilla Firefox, Thunderbird, and SeaMonkey could allow a remote attacker to bypass security restrictions, caused by an error in the evalInSandbox() function when setting location.href. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to conduct cross-site scripting attacks or obtain sensitive information.
Refer to MFSA 2012-93 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.
- MFSA 2012-93: evalInSanbox location context incorrectly applied.
- BID-56618: Mozilla Firefox, SeaMonkey, and Thunderbird CVE-2012-4201 Cross Site Scripting Vulnerability
- DSA-2583: iceweasel -- several vulnerabilities
- DSA-2584: iceape -- several vulnerabilities
- DSA-2588: icedove -- several vulnerabilities
- OSVDB ID: 87594: Mozilla Multiple Product evalInSandbox() Function location.href Property Handling Sandbox Bypass XSS Weakness
- SA51358: Mozilla Firefox / Thunderbird Multiple Vulnerabilities
- SA51381: Mozilla SeaMonkey Multiple Vulnerabilities
- SA51382: Mozilla Firefox / Thunderbird Multiple Vulnerabilities
- Mozilla Firefox 16
- Mozilla Firefox ESR 10.0.10
- Mozilla Seamonkey 2.13
- Mozilla Thunderbird 16.0
- Mozilla Thunderbird ESR 10.0.10
Nov 20, 2012
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