CVE Database

CVE-2010-1213

Impact: Moderate
Public: 2010-07-20
Bugzilla: 615471: CVE-2010-1213 Mozilla Cross-origin data disclosure via Web Workers and importScripts

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The importScripts Web Worker method in Mozilla Firefox 3.5.x before 3.5.11 and 3.6.x before 3.6.7, Thunderbird 3.0.x before 3.0.6 and 3.1.x before 3.1.1, and SeaMonkey before 2.0.6 does not verify that content is valid JavaScript code, which allows remote attackers to bypass the Same Origin Policy and obtain sensitive information via a crafted HTML document.

Find out more about CVE-2010-1213 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 5.1
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: Partial
Integrity Impact: Partial
Availability Impact: Partial

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (firefox) RHSA-2010:0547 July 21, 2010
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (firefox) RHSA-2010:0547 July 21, 2010

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