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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2011-2486

Original release date: 11/19/2012
Last revised: 09/01/2013
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

nspluginwrapper before 1.4.4 does not properly provide access to NPNVprivateModeBool variable settings, which could prevent Firefox plugins from determining if they should run in Private Browsing mode and allow remote attackers to bypass intended access restrictions, as demonstrated using Flash.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification

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External Source: MISC
Name: http://lwn.net/Alerts/524725/
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=702034
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=715384
External Source: MISC
Name: https://github.com/davidben/nspluginwrapper/commit/7e4ab8e1189846041f955e6c83f72bc1624e7a98
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1027757
Type: Patch Information
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2012:1459

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/a:nspluginwrapper:nspluginwrapper:1.4.2

* Denotes Vulnerable Software
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Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)