Mozilla Foundation Security Advisory 2011-15
Title: Escalation of privilege through Java Embedding Plugin Impact: Critical Announced: April 28, 2011 Reporter: David Remahl Products: Firefox, SeaMonkey
Fixed in: Firefox 3.6.17 Firefox 3.5.19 SeaMonkey 2.0.14 Description
David Remahl of Apple Product Security reported that the Java Embedding Plugin (JEP) shipped with the Mac OS X versions of Firefox could be exploited to obtain elevated access to resources on a user's system.
Firefox 4 was not affected by this issue. References
JEP privilege escalation bugs CVE-2011-0076