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CVE-2015-0798 Detail

Description

The Reader mode feature in Mozilla Firefox before 37.0.1 on Android, and Desktop Firefox pre-release, does not properly handle privileged URLs, which makes it easier for remote attackers to execute arbitrary JavaScript code with chrome privileges by leveraging the ability to bypass the Same Origin Policy.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  04/08/2015

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Insufficient_Info
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2015/mfsa2015-43.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/bulletinapr2016-2952098.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1032029 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1147597 Issue Tracking
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201512-10 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

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

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:oracle:solaris:11.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
37.0
Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:o:google:android:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-0798
NVD Published Date:
04/08/2015
NVD Last Modified:
12/07/2016