Mozilla Firefox/Thunderbird 15 JSAPI GetProperty access control

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A vulnerability was found in Mozilla Firefox and Thunderbird 15 (Web Browser). It has been declared as problematic. This vulnerability affects the function GetProperty of the component JSAPI. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a access control vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-264. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, and integrity.

The weakness was published 10/09/2012 by Alice White (moz_bug_r_a4) as MFSA 2012-81 as confirmed advisory (Website). The advisory is shared for download at mozilla.org. The public release has been coordinated with the vendor. This vulnerability was named CVE-2012-3991 since 07/11/2012. The attack can be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is required for a successful exploitation. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. There are known technical details, but no exploit is available. The MITRE ATT&CK project declares the attack technique as T1068.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 62484 (CentOS 5 / 6 : firefox (CESA-2012:1350)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family CentOS Local Security Checks. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 120583 (Red Hat Update for Xulrunner Firefox (RHSA-2012:1350)).

Upgrading to version 16 eliminates this vulnerability. The upgrade is hosted for download at mozilla.org. A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (79151) and Tenable (62484). Similar entries are available at 6053, 6636, 6637 and 6638.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.4
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.2

VulDB Base Score: 5.4
VulDB Temp Score: 5.2
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Class: Access control
CWE: CWE-264
ATT&CK: T1068

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined

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Nessus ID: 62484
Nessus Name: CentOS 5 / 6 : firefox (CESA-2012:1350)
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OpenVAS ID: 72533
OpenVAS Name: Debian Security Advisory DSA 2565-1 (iceweasel)
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: Firefox/Thunderbird 16

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Sourcesinfo

Vendor: mozilla.org
Product: mozilla.org

Advisory: MFSA 2012-81
Researcher: Alice White (moz_bug_r_a4)
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2012-3991 (🔍)
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X-Force: 79151
SecurityTracker: 1027631 - Mozilla Firefox Multiple Bugs Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code, Spoof Information, and Inject Scripting Code
Vulnerability Center: 36464 - Mozilla Firefox, Thunderbird and SeaMonkey Remote Same Origin Policy Bypass Vulnerability, Critical
SecurityFocus: 55930 - Mozilla Firefox/Thunderbird/SeaMonkey CVE-2012-3991 Security Bypass Vulnerability
Secunia: 50856 - Mozilla Firefox / Thunderbird Multiple Vulnerabilities, Highly Critical
OSVDB: 86098 - Mozilla Multiple Product GetProperty() Function JSAPI Handling Arbitrary Code Execution

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Entryinfo

Created: 10/12/2012 10:31 AM
Updated: 04/18/2021 07:20 AM
Changes: 10/12/2012 10:31 AM (57), 01/31/2018 09:54 AM (27), 04/18/2021 07:15 AM (7), 04/18/2021 07:20 AM (1)
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