Red Hat Customer Portal

Skip to main content

CVE-2013-1693

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2013-06-25
Bugzilla:
977605: CVE-2013-1693 Mozilla: SVG filters can lead to information disclosure (MFSA 2013-55)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The SVG filter implementation in Mozilla Firefox before 22.0, Firefox ESR 17.x before 17.0.7, Thunderbird before 17.0.7, and Thunderbird ESR 17.x before 17.0.7 allows remote attackers to read pixel values, and possibly bypass the Same Origin Policy and read text from a different domain, by observing timing differences in execution of filter code.

Find out more about CVE-2013-1693 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 4.3
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None

Find out more about Red Hat support for the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS).

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Optional Productivity Applications (v. 5 server) (thunderbird) RHSA-2013:0982 2013-06-25
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (firefox) RHSA-2013:0981 2013-06-25
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (firefox) RHSA-2013:0981 2013-06-25
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2013:0982 2013-06-25
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (thunderbird) RHSA-2013:0982 2013-06-25

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 xulrunner 17.0.7-1.el6_4 Fixed
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 xulrunner 17.0.7-1.el5_9 Fixed

Acknowledgements

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

External References

Last Modified