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The debugger in the developer-tools subsystem in Mozilla Firefox before 15.0 when remote debugging is disabled does not properly restrict access to the remote-debugging service which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by leveraging the presence of the HTTPMonitor extension and connecting to that service through the HTTPMonitor port.

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:17039

The debugger in the developer-tools subsystem in Mozilla Firefox before 15.0 when remote debugging is disabled does not properly restrict access to the remote-debugging service which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by leveraging the presence of the HTTPMonitor extension and connecting to that service through the HTTPMonitor port.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2012-3973
Product(s):
  • Mozilla Firefox