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Mozilla Firefox before 17.0 Thunderbird before 17.0 and SeaMonkey before 2.14 assign the system principal rather than the sandbox principal to XMLHttpRequest objects created in sandboxes which allows remote attackers to conduct cross-site request forgery (CSRF) attacks or obtain sensitive information by leveraging a sandboxed add-on.

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:16965

Mozilla Firefox before 17.0 Thunderbird before 17.0 and SeaMonkey before 2.14 assign the system principal rather than the sandbox principal to XMLHttpRequest objects created in sandboxes which allows remote attackers to conduct cross-site request forgery (CSRF) attacks or obtain sensitive information by leveraging a sandboxed add-on.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012
  • Microsoft Windows 8
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2012-4205
Product(s):
  • Mozilla Thunderbird
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Mozilla SeaMonkey