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CVE-2014-1487

Impact: Moderate
Public: 2014-02-04
Bugzilla: 1060947: CVE-2014-1487 Mozilla: Cross-origin information leak through web workers (MFSA 2014-09)
IAVA: 2014-A-0021

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The Web workers implementation in Mozilla Firefox before 27.0, Firefox ESR 24.x before 24.3, Thunderbird before 24.3, and SeaMonkey before 2.24 allows remote attackers to bypass the Same Origin Policy and obtain sensitive authentication information via vectors involving error messages.

Find out more about CVE-2014-1487 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 4.3
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: Partial
Integrity Impact: None
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/mfsa2014-09.html

Acknowledgements

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

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