Bug 730520 (CVE-2011-2981)

Summary: CVE-2011-2981 Mozilla: Privilege escalation using event handlers
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala <huzaifas>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
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Version: unspecifiedCC: gecko-bugs-nobody, jrusnack, security-response-team
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Whiteboard: public=20110816,reported=20110814,source=mozilla,impact=critical,cvss2=6.8/AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P,rhel-5.7.z/firefox=affected,rhel-6.1.z/firefox=affected,rhel-4.9/firefox=affected
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Description Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2011-08-14 00:19:12 EDT
Mozilla security researcher moz_bug_r_a_4 reported a vulnerability in event management code that would permit JavaScript to be run in the wrong context, including that of a different website or potentially in a chrome-privileged context.
Comment 1 Vincent Danen 2011-08-16 13:35:40 EDT
This is now public:

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2011/mfsa2011-30.html
Comment 2 errata-xmlrpc 2011-08-16 14:45:11 EDT
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Via RHSA-2011:1164 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2011-1164.html