CVE-2013-1714

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2013-08-07
Bugzilla:
993604: CVE-2013-1714 Mozilla: Same-origin bypass with web workers and XMLHttpRequest (MFSA 2013-73)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The Web Workers implementation 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 does not properly restrict XMLHttpRequest calls, which allows remote attackers to bypass the Same Origin Policy and conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks via unspecified vectors.

Find out more about CVE-2013-1714 from the MITRE CVE dictionary 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
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (thunderbird) RHSA-2013:1142 2013-08-07
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (firefox) RHSA-2013:1140 2013-08-07
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Optional Productivity Applications (v. 5 server) (thunderbird) RHSA-2013:1142 2013-08-07
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2013:1142 2013-08-07
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (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 Federico Lanusse as the original reporter.

Mitigation

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