Mozilla Firefox/Thunderbird 15 top.location/Object.defineProperty cross site scripting

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A vulnerability classified as critical has been found in Mozilla Firefox and Thunderbird 15 (Web Browser). This affects an unknown functionality. The manipulation of the argument top.location/Object.defineProperty with an unknown input leads to a cross site scripting vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-79. The product does not neutralize or incorrectly neutralizes user-controllable input before it is placed in output that is used as a web page that is served to other users. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was released 10/09/2012 by Mariusz Mlynski (moz_bug_r_a4) as MFSA 2012-82 as confirmed advisory (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at mozilla.org. The public release was coordinated with Mozilla. This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2012-3994 since 07/11/2012. The exploitability is told to be easy. It is possible to initiate the attack remotely. No form of authentication is needed for exploitation. It demands that the victim is doing some kind of user interaction. Technical details of the vulnerability are known, but there is no available exploit. The attack technique deployed by this issue is T1059.007 according to MITRE ATT&CK.

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 (79152) and Tenable (62484). Entries connected to this vulnerability are available at 6053, 6636, 6637 and 6639.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 6.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 6.0

VulDB Base Score: 6.3
VulDB Temp Score: 6.0
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Exploitinginfo

Class: Cross site scripting
CWE: CWE-79 / CWE-74 / CWE-707
ATT&CK: T1059.007

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: 72477
OpenVAS Name: FreeBSD Ports: firefox
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Countermeasuresinfo

Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: Firefox/Thunderbird 16

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Sourcesinfo

Vendor: mozilla.org
Product: mozilla.org

Advisory: MFSA 2012-82
Researcher: Mariusz Mlynski (moz_bug_r_a4)
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2012-3994 (🔍)
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X-Force: 79152
SecurityTracker: 1027631 - Mozilla Firefox Multiple Bugs Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code, Spoof Information, and Inject Scripting Code
Vulnerability Center: 36465 - Mozilla Firefox, Thunderbird and SeaMonkey Remote XSS Related to Object.defineProperty, Medium
SecurityFocus: 56118 - Mozilla Firefox/SeaMonkey/Thunderbird CVE-2012-3994 Cross Site Scripting Vulnerability
Secunia: 50936 - Mozilla Firefox / Thunderbird Multiple Vulnerabilities, Highly Critical
OSVDB: 86110

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Entryinfo

Created: 10/12/2012 12:18 PM
Updated: 04/18/2021 08:21 AM
Changes: 10/12/2012 12:18 PM (54), 01/31/2018 09:54 AM (27), 04/18/2021 08:16 AM (8), 04/18/2021 08:21 AM (1)
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