Script entered into Developer Toolbar runs with chrome privileges

2012-11-20T00:00:00
ID MFSA2012-102
Type mozilla
Reporter Mozilla Foundation
Modified 2012-11-20T00:00:00

Description

Security researcher Masato Kinugawa reported that when script is entered into the Developer Toolbar, it runs in a chrome privileged context. This allows for arbitrary code execution or cross-site scripting (XSS) if a user can be convinced to paste malicious code into the Developer Toolbar.