74584 : Mozilla Multiple Products Event-Management Same Origin Policy Bypass Remote Code Execution
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2011-08-16

Description

<em style='font-weight:bold;'>(Description Provided by <a href="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=2011-2981" target="_blank">CVE</a>)</em> : The event-management implementation in Mozilla Firefox before 3.6.20, SeaMonkey 2.x, Thunderbird 3.x before 3.1.12, and possibly other products does not properly select the context for script to run in, which allows remote attackers to bypass the Same Origin Policy or execute arbitrary JavaScript code with chrome privileges via a crafted web site.

Classification

Location: Remote / Network Access, 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 to version 3.6.20 or higher and Thunderbird to version 3.1.12 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
3.6.19
Thunderbird
3.1.11

References

Credit

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 9.3
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2011-08-19 | Disagree?

Access_vector_2 Access_complexity_1 Authentication_2 Confidentiality_impact_2 Integrity_impact_2 Availability_impact_2

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