CVE-2015-0822

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2015-02-24
CWE:
CWE-200
Bugzilla:
1195638: CVE-2015-0822 Mozilla: Reading of local files through manipulation of form autocomplete (MFSA 2015-24)
An information leak flaw was found in the way Firefox implemented autocomplete forms. An attacker able to trick a user into specifying a local file in the form could use this flaw to access the contents of that file.

Find out more about CVE-2015-0822 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 7 (firefox) RHSA-2015:0265 2015-02-24
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Optional Productivity Applications (v. 5 server) (thunderbird) RHSA-2015:0266 2015-02-25
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (firefox) RHSA-2015:0629 2015-03-05
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (thunderbird) RHSA-2015:0642 2015-03-05
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (thunderbird) RHSA-2015:0266 2015-02-25
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2015:0266 2015-02-25
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (firefox) RHSA-2015:0265 2015-02-24
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (firefox) RHSA-2015:0265 2015-02-24

Acknowledgements

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

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