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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2012-1964

Original release date: 07/18/2012
Last revised: 10/10/2014
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The certificate-warning functionality in browser/components/certerror/content/aboutCertError.xhtml in Mozilla Firefox 4.x through 12.0, Firefox ESR 10.x before 10.0.6, Thunderbird 5.0 through 12.0, Thunderbird ESR 10.x before 10.0.6, and SeaMonkey before 2.10 does not properly handle attempted clickjacking of the about:certerror page, which allows man-in-the-middle attackers to trick users into adding an unintended exception via an IFRAME element.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.0 MEDIUM
Impact Subscore: 4.9
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification

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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2012/mfsa2012-54.html
Type: Advisory
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SU-2012:0895
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-1509-2
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-1509-1
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:16783
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2012:1088
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2012:0899
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SU-2012:0896
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=633691

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:4.0.1
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:beta1
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: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:5.0
cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:5.0.1
cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:6.0
cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:6.0.2
cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:6.0.1
cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:7.0.1
cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:7.0
cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:8.0
cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:8.0.1
cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:9.0.1
cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:9.0
cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:11.0
cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:12.0
cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:12.0:beta6
cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:13.0
+ Configuration 2
+ OR
cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox_esr:10.0.1
cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox_esr:10.0.2
cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox_esr:10.0.3
cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox_esr:10.0.4
cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox_esr:10.0
cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox_esr:10.0.5
+ Configuration 3
+ OR
cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:5.0
cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:6.0
cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:6.0.1
cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:6.0.2
cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:7.0.1
cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:7.0
cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:8.0
cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:9.0.1
cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:9.0
cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:10.0.2
cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:10.0.3
cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:10.0.1
cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:10.0
cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:10.0.4
cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:11.0
cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:12.0
cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:13.0
+ Configuration 4
+ OR
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:2.1
cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.1:rc1
cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.1:rc2
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:2.0.8
cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.0.7
cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.0.11
cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.0.9
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:2.0.12
cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.0.13
cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.0.10
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:1.1.19
cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.18
cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.8
cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.17
cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.7
cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.16
cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.1
cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.14
cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.15
cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.11
cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.6
cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.9
cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.12
cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1:alpha
cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0:alpha
cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.10
cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0:beta
cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.4
cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.5
cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.5.0.8
cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.5.0.9
cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.9
cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.8
cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.7
cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.6
cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.5.0.10
cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.3
cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.2
cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.13
cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1
cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.1
cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0
cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1:beta
cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.5
cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.4
cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.3
cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.2
cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.0.14 and previous versions
+ Configuration 5
+ OR
cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird_esr:10.0.5
cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird_esr:10.0.3
cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird_esr:10.0.4
cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird_esr:10.0
cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird_esr:10.0.1
cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird_esr:10.0.2

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