CVE-2013-5612

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2013-12-10
CWE:
CWE-79
Bugzilla:
1039420: CVE-2013-5612 Mozilla: Character encoding cross-origin XSS attack (MFSA 2013-106)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in Mozilla Firefox before 26.0 and SeaMonkey before 2.23 makes it easier for remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML by leveraging a Same Origin Policy violation triggered by lack of a charset parameter in a Content-Type HTTP header.

Find out more about CVE-2013-5612 from the MITRE CVE dictionary 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
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (thunderbird) RHSA-2013:1823 2013-12-11
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2013:1823 2013-12-11
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Optional Productivity Applications (v. 5 server) (thunderbird) RHSA-2013:1823 2013-12-11
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (firefox) RHSA-2013:1812 2013-12-11
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (firefox) RHSA-2013:1812 2013-12-11

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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