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Check Point Advisories

Mozilla Firefox Cross Domain Information Disclosure (CVE-2012-4192)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2012-660
Date Published: 16 Dec 2012
Severity: High
Last Updated: 25 Dec 2016
Industry Reference:CVE-2012-4192
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R76, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Mozilla Foundation Firefox 16.0
Vulnerability Description An information disclosure vulnerability has been reported in Mozilla Firefox. The vulnerability is due to a design weakness when handling a cross domain object. A remote attacker can exploit the vulnerability by enticing a user to open a specially crafted web page with an affected version of Firefox. Successful exploitation could result in sensitive information disclosure.

Protection Overview

This protection will detect and block attempts to exploit this vulnerability

In order for the protection to be activated, update your Security Gateway product to the latest IPS update.For information on how to update IPS, go to SBP-2006-05, click on Protection tab and select the version of your choice.

Security Gateway R80 / R77 / R76 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Mozilla Firefox Cross Domain Information Disclosure protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all modules.

This protection's log will contain the following information:

Attack Name:  Web Client Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information:  Mozilla Firefox cross domain information disclosure