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CVE-2013-1670 Detail


The Chrome Object Wrapper (COW) implementation in Mozilla Firefox before 21.0, Firefox ESR 17.x before 17.0.6, Thunderbird before 17.0.6, and Thunderbird ESR 17.x before 17.0.6 does not prevent acquisition of chrome privileges during calls to content level constructors, which allows remote attackers to bypass certain read-only restrictions and conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks via a crafted web site.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  05/16/2013

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(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (legend)
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Access Vector:
Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name External Source SUSE openSUSE-SU-2013:0825 External Source SUSE openSUSE-SU-2013:0831 External Source SUSE openSUSE-SU-2013:0834 External Source SUSE openSUSE-SU-2013:0929 External Source SUSE openSUSE-SU-2013:0946 External Source REDHAT RHSA-2013:0820 External Source REDHAT RHSA-2013:0821 External Source DEBIAN DSA-2699 External Source EXPLOIT-DB 34363 External Source MANDRIVA MDVSA-2013:165 Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM External Source OSVDB 93427 External Source BID 59865 External Source UBUNTU USN-1822-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-1823-1 External Source CONFIRM External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:17046

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)
  • Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) (CWE-79)

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