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CVE-2014-1481

Impact: Moderate
Public: 2014-02-04
Bugzilla: 1060952: CVE-2014-1481 Mozilla: Inconsistent JavaScript handling of access to Window objects (MFSA 2014-13)
IAVA: 2014-A-0021

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Mozilla Firefox before 27.0, Firefox ESR 24.x before 24.3, Thunderbird before 24.3, and SeaMonkey before 2.24 allow remote attackers to bypass intended restrictions on window objects by leveraging inconsistency in native getter methods across different JavaScript engines.

Find out more about CVE-2014-1481 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-2014:0133 February 04, 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop version 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2014:0133 February 04, 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (firefox) RHSA-2014:0132 February 04, 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (firefox) RHSA-2014:0132 February 04, 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (thunderbird) RHSA-2014:0133 February 04, 2014

External References

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2014/mfsa2014-13.html

Acknowledgements

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

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