CVE Database

CVE-2014-1505

Impact: Moderate
Public: 2014-03-18
Bugzilla: 1077029: CVE-2014-1505 Mozilla: SVG filters information disclosure through feDisplacementMap (MFSA 2014-28)
IAVA: 2014-A-0043

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The SVG filter implementation in Mozilla Firefox before 28.0, Firefox ESR 24.x before 24.4, Thunderbird before 24.4, and SeaMonkey before 2.25 allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive displacement-correlation information, and possibly bypass the Same Origin Policy and read text from a different domain, via a timing attack involving feDisplacementMap elements, a related issue to CVE-2013-1693.

Find out more about CVE-2014-1505 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
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop version 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2014:0316 March 19, 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Optional Productivity Applications version 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2014:0316 March 19, 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (firefox) RHSA-2014:0310 March 18, 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (firefox) RHSA-2014:0310 March 18, 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (thunderbird) RHSA-2014:0316 March 19, 2014

External References

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2014/mfsa2014-28.html

Acknowledgements

Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Robert O'Callahan as the original reporter.

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