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CVE-2015-4478 Detail


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

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Access Vector:
Network exploitable
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-2015:1389 External Source SUSE openSUSE-SU-2015:1390 External Source SUSE SUSE-SU-2015:1449 External Source SUSE SUSE-SU-2015:1528 External Source SUSE SUSE-SU-2015:2081 External Source SUSE openSUSE-SU-2015:1453 External Source SUSE openSUSE-SU-2015:1454 External Source REDHAT RHSA-2015:1586 External Source DEBIAN DSA-3333 Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM External Source CONFIRM External Source SECTRACK 1033247 External Source UBUNTU USN-2702-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-2702-2 External Source UBUNTU USN-2702-3 External Source CONFIRM External Source GENTOO GLSA-201605-06

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Information Leak / Disclosure (CWE-200)

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