CVE-2015-7214

Impact:
Important
Public Date:
2015-12-16
Bugzilla:
1291600: CVE-2015-7214 Mozilla: Cross-site reading attack through data: and view-source: URIs (MFSA 2015-149)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Mozilla Firefox before 43.0 and Firefox ESR 38.x before 38.5 allow remote attackers to bypass the Same Origin Policy via data: and view-source: URIs.

Find out more about CVE-2015-7214 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 (thunderbird) RHSA-2016:0001 2016-01-05
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2016:0001 2016-01-05
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (thunderbird) RHSA-2016:0001 2016-01-05
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (firefox) RHSA-2015:2657 2015-12-16
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (firefox) RHSA-2015:2657 2015-12-16
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Optional Productivity Applications (v. 5 server) (thunderbird) RHSA-2016:0001 2016-01-05
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (firefox) RHSA-2015:2657 2015-12-16

Acknowledgements

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

External References

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