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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2012-1956

Original release date: 08/29/2012
Last revised: 11/02/2013
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Mozilla Firefox before 15.0, Thunderbird before 15.0, and SeaMonkey before 2.12 do not prevent use of the Object.defineProperty method to shadow the location object (aka window.location), which makes it easier for remote attackers to conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks via vectors involving a plugin.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/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 modification

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External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-1548-1
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-1548-2
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:16367
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=756719
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SU-2012:1167
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SU-2012:1157
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2012:1351
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2012:1065
External Source: BID
Name: 55260
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2012/mfsa2012-59.html
Type: Advisory

Vulnerable software and versions

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* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:13.0
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:14.0 and previous versions
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:12.0
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:11.0
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:10.0.2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:10.0.3
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:10.0.4
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:10.0.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:10.0
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:9.0.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:9.0
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:8.0
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:7.0.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:7.0
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:6.0
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:6.0.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:6.0.2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:5.0
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:3.1.15
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:3.1.16
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:3.1.14
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:3.1.13
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:3.1.12
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:3.1.7
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:3.1.6
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:3.1.2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:3.0.6
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:3.1.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:3.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:3.1.8
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:3.1.10
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:3.1.9
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:3.1.11
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:3.0.4
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:3.0
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:3.0.5
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:3.0.2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:3.0.3
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:3.0.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:3.0.8
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:3.0.7
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:3.1.4
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:3.1.3
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:3.0.11
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:3.1.5
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:3.0.9
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:3.0.10
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:3.1.17
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.0
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.3
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.19
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.5
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.4
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.8
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.7
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.20
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.21
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.16
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.15
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.14
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.17
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.9
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.6
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.12
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.11
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.13
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.22
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.23
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.18
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5.0.9
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5.0.8
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5.2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.0.6
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.0.7
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.0.8
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.0.2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.0.3
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.0.4
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.0.5
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5.0.3
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5.0.4
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5.0.6
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5.0.7
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5.0.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5.0.10
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5.0.11
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5.0.2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.0.5:beta
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5.0.12
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5.0.5
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5.0.13
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5.0.14
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5:beta2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.7.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.7.3
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.0
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.0.1
Collapse Configuration 2Configuration 2
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* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.0.6
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.0.5
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.0.2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.0.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.5
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.10
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.0.3
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.0
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.0:rc2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.0.4
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.0:alpha_2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.0:alpha_1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.0:rc1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.0:beta_2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.0:beta_1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.0:alpha_3
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.0.8
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.0.7
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.1:alpha1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.1:alpha3
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.1:alpha2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.0.9
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.7.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.8:beta6
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.8
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.7.2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.9:beta2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.9:beta1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.9
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.9:beta3
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.8:beta1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.3.3
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.8:beta3
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.8:beta2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.8:beta5
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.8:beta4
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.4
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.4.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.5:beta1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.5:beta3
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.5:beta2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.6:beta1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.5:beta4
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.3:beta3
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.3:beta2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.3.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.3
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.0.10
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.4:beta1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.3.2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.4:beta3
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.4:beta2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.7:beta4
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.7:beta5
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.6:beta2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.6:beta3
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.6:beta4
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.6
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.6.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.7:beta1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.7:beta2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.7:beta3
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.7
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.2:beta1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.1:rc1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.1:rc2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.3:beta1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.2:beta2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.2:beta3
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.1:beta2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.1:beta3
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.1:beta1
* 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:2.0.11
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.11 and previous versions
Collapse Configuration 3Configuration 3
Collapse OROR
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:13.0
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:14.0 and previous versions
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:12.0
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:12.0:beta6
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:11.0
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:10.0.2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:10.0
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:10.0.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:9.0.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:9.0
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:8.0
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:8.0.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:7.0.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:7.0
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:6.0.2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:6.0.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:6.0
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:5.0.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:5.0
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:4.0:beta1
* 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:4.0:beta10
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:4.0:beta12
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:4.0:beta11
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:4.0
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:4.0.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:4.0:beta5
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:4.0:beta6
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:4.0:beta3
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:4.0:beta4
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:4.0:beta2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.6.25
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.6.24
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.6.3
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.5
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.6.23
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.0
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.6.13
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.5.7
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.6.19
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.6.12
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.6.8
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.6.18
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.6.6
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.17
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.6.7
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.5.11
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.7
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.5.8
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.16
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.5.2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.6.17
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.9
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.5.9
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.5.5
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.15
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.14
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.6.4
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.6.20
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.5.10
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.6.21
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.6
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.6.22
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.6.2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.6.11
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.5.14
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.5.12
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.3
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.5.13
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.6.10
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.5.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.11
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.6.9
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.12
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.6.15
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.6.16
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.6.14
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.5.15
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.6
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.10
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.8
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.4
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.13
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.5.3
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.5.4
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.5.6
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.5
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.14
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.12
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.19
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.20
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.9
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.17
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.10
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.16
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.11
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.15
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.7
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.6
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.5
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.4
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.3
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.8
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.13
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.18
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.0
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.3
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.5
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.4
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.7
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.6
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.8
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.4.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.0:preview_release
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.4
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.5
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.3
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.11
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.12
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.10
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.3
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.4
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.8
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.9
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.6
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.7
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5:beta2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.8
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.8
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.7
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.6
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.5
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5:beta1
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Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) (CWE-79)