CVE-2013-1710

Impact:
Critical
Public Date:
2013-08-07
Bugzilla:
993602: CVE-2013-1710 Mozilla: CRMF requests allow for code execution and XSS attacks (MFSA 2013-69)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The crypto.generateCRMFRequest function in Mozilla Firefox before 23.0, Firefox ESR 17.x before 17.0.8, Thunderbird before 17.0.8, Thunderbird ESR 17.x before 17.0.8, and SeaMonkey before 2.20 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary JavaScript code or conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks via vectors related to Certificate Request Message Format (CRMF) request generation.

Find out more about CVE-2013-1710 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 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 version 6 (thunderbird) RHSA-2013:1142 2013-08-07
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop version 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2013:1142 2013-08-07
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (firefox) RHSA-2013:1140 2013-08-07
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Optional Productivity Applications version 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2013:1142 2013-08-07
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (firefox) RHSA-2013:1140 2013-08-07

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 xulrunner 17.0.8-3.el6_4 Fixed
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 xulrunner 17.0.8-3.el5_9 Fixed

Acknowledgements

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

External References