CVE-2012-1957

NameCVE-2012-1957
DescriptionAn unspecified parser-utility class in Mozilla Firefox 4.x through 13.0, Firefox ESR 10.x before 10.0.6, Thunderbird 5.0 through 13.0, Thunderbird ESR 10.x before 10.0.6, and SeaMonkey before 2.11 does not properly handle EMBED elements within description elements in RSS feeds, which allows remote attackers to conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks via a feed.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
icedove (PTS)jessie1:52.3.0-4~deb8u2fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
iceapesource(unstable)2.7.6-1medium
iceapesourcesqueeze(not affected)
icedovesource(unstable)10.0.6-1medium
icedovesourcesqueeze(not affected)
iceweaselsource(unstable)10.0.6esr-1medium
iceweaselsourcesqueeze(not affected)

Notes

[squeeze] - iceweasel <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
[squeeze] - icedove <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
[squeeze] - iceape <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)

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