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CVE-2015-0816 Detail

Current Description

Mozilla Firefox before 37.0, Firefox ESR 31.x before 31.6, and Thunderbird before 31.6 do not properly restrict resource: 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, as demonstrated by the resource: URL associated with PDF.js.

Source:  MITRE
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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): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-04/msg00003.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-04/msg00006.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-05/msg00012.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-07/msg00031.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-0766.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-0771.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3211
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3212
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2015/mfsa2015-33.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/bulletinapr2015-2511959.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/73461
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1031996
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1032000
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2550-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2552-1
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1144991
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201512-10
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/37958/

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

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

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
36.0.4
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox_esr:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
31.5.3
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
31.5


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-0816
NVD Published Date:
04/01/2015
NVD Last Modified:
09/16/2017