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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2013-1687

Original release date: 06/25/2013
Last revised: 11/02/2013


The System Only Wrapper (SOW) and Chrome Object Wrapper (COW) implementations in Mozilla Firefox before 22.0, Firefox ESR 17.x before 17.0.7, Thunderbird before 17.0.7, and Thunderbird ESR 17.x before 17.0.7 do not properly restrict XBL user-defined functions, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary JavaScript code with chrome privileges, or conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks, via a crafted web site.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 HIGH
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2013:1140
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-1891-1
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-2716
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:17117
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=866823
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2013:0981
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SU-2013:1152
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2013:1142
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=863933
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2013:0982
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-1890-1
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-2720
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2013/mfsa2013-51.html
Type: Advisory
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SU-2013:1153
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2013:1143
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2013:1141

Technical Details

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  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)