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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2012-3992

Mozilla Firefox before 16.0, Firefox ESR 10.x before 10.0.8, Thunderbird before 16.0, Thunderbird ESR 10.x before 10.0.8, and SeaMonkey before 2.13 do not properly manage history data, which allows remote attackers to conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks or obtain sensitive POST content via vectors involving a location.hash write operation and history navigation that triggers the loading of a URL into the history object.
Publish Date : 2012-10-10 Last Update Date : 2020-08-10
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.3
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Cross Site Scripting
CWE ID 79

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate
4.3
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N 2012-10-06 2012-10-09
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2012:1350: firefox security and bug fix update (Critical) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23162 unix
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2012:1351: thunderbird security update (Critical) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23279 unix
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2012-1351 -- thunderbird security update (critical) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27459 unix
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2012-1350 -- firefox security and bug fix update (critical) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27697 unix
ELSA-2012:1350: firefox security and bug fix update (Critical) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23317 unix
ELSA-2012:1351: thunderbird security update (Critical) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23475 unix
Mozilla Firefox before 16.0, Firefox ESR 10.x before 10.0.8, Thunderbird before 16.0, Thunderbird ESR 10.x before 10.0.8... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:16987 windows
RHSA-2012:1350: firefox security and bug fix update (Critical) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21541 unix
RHSA-2012:1350: firefox security and bug fix update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20121350 unix
RHSA-2012:1351: thunderbird security update (Critical) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21310 unix
RHSA-2012:1351: thunderbird security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20121351 unix
USN-1611-1 -- thunderbird vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18116 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2012-3992

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 10.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 11.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 11.10 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 12.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Mozilla Firefox * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Mozilla Firefox Esr * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Mozilla Seamonkey * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Mozilla Thunderbird * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Mozilla Thunderbird Esr * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 5.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 6.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Eus 6.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server 5.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server 6.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Workstation 5.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Workstation 6.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 OS Suse Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP4 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 OS Suse Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 OS Suse Linux Enterprise Sdk 10 SP4 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 OS Suse Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP4 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 OS Suse Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 OS Suse Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Canonical Ubuntu Linux 4
Mozilla Firefox 1
Mozilla Firefox Esr 1
Mozilla Seamonkey 1
Mozilla Thunderbird 1
Mozilla Thunderbird Esr 1
Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 2
Redhat Enterprise Linux Eus 1
Redhat Enterprise Linux Server 2
Redhat Enterprise Linux Workstation 2
Suse Linux Enterprise Desktop 2
Suse Linux Enterprise Sdk 1
Suse Linux Enterprise Server 3

- References For CVE-2012-3992

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/56128
BID 56128 Mozilla Firefox/Thunderbird/SeaMonkey CVE-2012-3992 Security Vulnerability Release Date:2014-09-16
http://secunia.com/advisories/50984
SECUNIA 50984
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-10/msg00010.html
SUSE SUSE-SU-2012:1351
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1611-1
UBUNTU USN-1611-1
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1351.html
REDHAT RHSA-2012:1351
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=775009 CONFIRM
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2012/mfsa2012-84.html CONFIRM
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2012:163
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2012:163
http://secunia.com/advisories/50904
SECUNIA 50904
http://secunia.com/advisories/50935
SECUNIA 50935
http://secunia.com/advisories/50936
SECUNIA 50936
http://secunia.com/advisories/50856
SECUNIA 50856
http://secunia.com/advisories/50892
SECUNIA 50892
http://secunia.com/advisories/55318
SECUNIA 55318
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A16987
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:16987

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2012-3992

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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