Bug 730520 (CVE-2011-2981) - CVE-2011-2981 Mozilla: Privilege escalation using event handlers
Summary: CVE-2011-2981 Mozilla: Privilege escalation using event handlers
Alias: CVE-2011-2981
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
QA Contact:
Whiteboard: public=20110816,reported=20110814,sou...
Keywords: Security
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2011-08-14 04:19 UTC by Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala
Modified: 2019-06-08 18:53 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2013-04-12 16:35:57 UTC

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External Trackers
Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2011:1164 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Critical: firefox security update 2011-08-16 18:44:56 UTC

Description Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2011-08-14 04:19:12 UTC
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 17:35:40 UTC
This is now public:


Comment 2 errata-xmlrpc 2011-08-16 18:45:11 UTC
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

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