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CVE-2013-1697

Impact: Moderate
Public: 2013-06-25
Bugzilla: 977614: CVE-2013-1697 Mozilla: XrayWrappers can be bypassed to run user defined methods in a privileged context (MFSA 2013-59)
IAVA: 2013-A-0125

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The XrayWrapper 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 does not properly restrict use of DefaultValue for method calls, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary JavaScript code with chrome privileges via a crafted web site that triggers use of a user-defined (1) toString or (2) valueOf method.

Find out more about CVE-2013-1697 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

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

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
RHEL Optional Productivity Applications version 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2013:0982 June 25, 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop version 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2013:0982 June 25, 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (firefox) RHSA-2013:0981 June 25, 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (firefox) RHSA-2013:0981 June 25, 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (thunderbird) RHSA-2013:0982 June 25, 2013

External References

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2013/mfsa2013-59.html

Acknowledgements

Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges moz_bug_r_a4 as the original reporter.

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