Public Date:
1060947: CVE-2014-1487 Mozilla: Cross-origin information leak through web workers (MFSA 2014-09)

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 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
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


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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