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CVE-2015-4478 Detail

Description

Mozilla Firefox before 40.0 and Firefox ESR 38.x before 38.2 do not impose certain ECMAScript 6 requirements on JavaScript object properties, which allows remote attackers to bypass the Same Origin Policy via the reviver parameter to the JSON.parse method.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  08/15/2015

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-4478
Original release date:
08/15/2015
Last revised:
12/23/2016
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
5.0 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-08/msg00014.html External Source SUSE openSUSE-SU-2015:1389
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-08/msg00015.html External Source SUSE openSUSE-SU-2015:1390
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-08/msg00021.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SU-2015:1449
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-09/msg00016.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SU-2015:1528
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-11/msg00025.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SU-2015:2081
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2015-08/msg00030.html External Source SUSE openSUSE-SU-2015:1453
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2015-08/msg00031.html External Source SUSE openSUSE-SU-2015:1454
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-1586.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2015:1586
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3333 External Source DEBIAN DSA-3333
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2015/mfsa2015-82.html Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2015/mfsa2015-82.html
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/bulletinapr2016-2952098.html External Source CONFIRM http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/bulletinapr2016-2952098.html
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1033247 External Source SECTRACK 1033247
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2702-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-2702-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2702-2 External Source UBUNTU USN-2702-2
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2702-3 External Source UBUNTU USN-2702-3
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1105914 External Source CONFIRM https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1105914
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201605-06 External Source GENTOO GLSA-201605-06

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Information Leak / Disclosure (CWE-200)

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