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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2011-3866

Original release date: 09/28/2011
Last revised: 01/26/2012
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Mozilla Firefox before 7.0 and SeaMonkey before 2.4 do not properly restrict availability of motion data events, which makes it easier for remote attackers to read keystrokes by leveraging JavaScript code running in a background tab.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:13954
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2011/mfsa2011-45.html
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=682562
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.usenix.org/events/hotsec11/tech/tech.html#Cai

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:13954
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

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* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.3
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.4
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.5
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.6
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.7
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.8
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.9
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.99
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0::alpha
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0::beta
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0::dev
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0:alpha
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0:beta
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.10
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.11
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.12
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.13
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.14
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.15
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.16
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.17
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.18
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.19
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.3
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.4
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.5
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.5:1.1.10
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.6
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.7
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.8
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.9
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1:alpha
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1:beta
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.5.0.10
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.5.0.8
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.5.0.9
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.0
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.0.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.0.10
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.0.11
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.0.12
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.0.13
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.0.14
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.0.2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.0.3
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.0.4
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.0.5
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.0.6
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.0.7
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.0.8
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.0.9
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.0:alpha_1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.0:alpha_2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.0:alpha_3
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.0:beta_1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.0:beta_2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.0:rc1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.0:rc2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.0a1::pre
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.0a1pre
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.1:alpha1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.1:alpha2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.1:alpha3
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.3.3 and previous versions
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* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:4.0
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:4.0.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:4.0:beta1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:4.0:beta10
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:4.0:beta11
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:4.0:beta12
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:4.0:beta2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:4.0:beta3
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:4.0:beta4
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:4.0:beta5
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:4.0:beta6
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:4.0:beta7
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:4.0:beta8
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:4.0:beta9
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:5.0
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* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.6
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.6.2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.6.3
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.6.4
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.6.6
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.6.7
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.6.8
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.6.9
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.6.10
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.6.11
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.6.12
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.6.13
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.6.14
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.6.15
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.6.16
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.6.17
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.6.18
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.6.19
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.6.20
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.6.21
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.6.22 and previous versions
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:6.0 and previous versions
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Technical Details

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  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)