CVE-2014-1481

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

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 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 Optional Productivity Applications (v. 5 server) (thunderbird) RHSA-2014:0133 2014-02-04
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (firefox) RHSA-2014:0132 2014-02-04
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (thunderbird) RHSA-2014:0133 2014-02-04
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (firefox) RHSA-2014:0132 2014-02-04
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2014:0133 2014-02-04

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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