CVE-2012-4205

NameCVE-2012-4205
DescriptionMozilla 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.
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)(not affected)
icedovesource(unstable)(not affected)
iceweaselsource(unstable)(not affected)

Notes

- iceape <not-affected> (Doesn't affect the ESR series, only releases from experimental)
- iceweasel <not-affected> (Doesn't affect the ESR series, only releases from experimental)
- icedove <not-affected> (Doesn't affect the ESR series, only releases from experimental)

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