CVE Database

CVE-2013-0795

Impact: Critical
Public: 2013-04-02
Bugzilla: 946932: CVE-2013-0795 Mozilla: Bypass of SOW protections allows cloning of protected nodes (MFSA 2013-36)

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The System Only Wrapper (SOW) implementation in Mozilla Firefox before 20.0, Firefox ESR 17.x before 17.0.5, Thunderbird before 17.0.5, Thunderbird ESR 17.x before 17.0.5, and SeaMonkey before 2.17 does not prevent use of the cloneNode method for cloning a protected node, which allows remote attackers to bypass the Same Origin Policy or possibly execute arbitrary JavaScript code with chrome privileges via a crafted web site.

Find out more about CVE-2013-0795 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 6.8
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Medium
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 Desktop version 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2013:0697 April 02, 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Optional Productivity Applications version 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2013:0697 April 02, 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (firefox) RHSA-2013:0696 April 02, 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (firefox) RHSA-2013:0696 April 02, 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (thunderbird) RHSA-2013:0697 April 02, 2013

External References

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2013/mfsa2013-36.html

Acknowledgements

Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Cody Crews as the original reporter.

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