CVE Database

CVE-2014-1529

Impact: Critical
Public: 2014-04-29
Bugzilla: 1092664: CVE-2014-1529 Mozilla: Privilege escalation through Web Notification API (MFSA 2014-42)
IAVA: 2014-A-0064

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The Web Notification API in Mozilla Firefox before 29.0, Firefox ESR 24.x before 24.5, Thunderbird before 24.5, and SeaMonkey before 2.26 allows remote attackers to bypass intended source-component restrictions and execute arbitrary JavaScript code in a privileged context via a crafted web page for which Notification.permission is granted.

Find out more about CVE-2014-1529 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 6.8
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Medium
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-2014:0449 April 29, 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Optional Productivity Applications version 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2014:0449 April 29, 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (firefox) RHSA-2014:0448 April 29, 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (firefox) RHSA-2014:0448 April 29, 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (thunderbird) RHSA-2014:0449 April 29, 2014

External References

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2014/mfsa2014-42.html

Acknowledgements

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

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