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CVE-2013-1730

Impact: Important
Public: 2013-09-17
Bugzilla: 1009036: CVE-2013-1730 Mozilla: Compartment mismatch re-attaching XBL-backed nodes (MFSA 2013-88)
IAVA: 2013-A-0182

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Mozilla Firefox before 24.0, Firefox ESR 17.x before 17.0.9, Thunderbird before 24.0, Thunderbird ESR 17.x before 17.0.9, and SeaMonkey before 2.21 do not properly handle movement of XBL-backed nodes between documents, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (JavaScript compartment mismatch, or assertion failure and application exit) via a crafted web site.

Find out more about CVE-2013-1730 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 5.1
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: Partial
Integrity Impact: Partial
Availability Impact: Partial

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
RHEL Optional Productivity Applications version 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2013:1269 September 17, 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop version 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2013:1269 September 17, 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (firefox) RHSA-2013:1268 September 17, 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (firefox) RHSA-2013:1268 September 17, 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (thunderbird) RHSA-2013:1269 September 17, 2013

External References

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2013/mfsa2013-88.html

Acknowledgements

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

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