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CVE-2015-4490 Detail

Current Description

The nsCSPHostSrc::permits function in dom/security/nsCSPUtils.cpp in Mozilla Firefox before 40.0 does not implement the Content Security Policy Level 2 exceptions for the blob, data, and filesystem URL schemes during wildcard source-expression matching, which might make it easier for remote attackers to conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks by leveraging unexpected policy-enforcement behavior.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
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Base Score: N/A
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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-08/msg00014.html Third Party Advisory
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-08/msg00015.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2015/mfsa2015-91.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/bulletinapr2016-2952098.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1033247
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2702-1 Third Party Advisory
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2702-2 Third Party Advisory
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2702-3
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1086999 Issue Tracking
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201605-06

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-79 Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting') NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox
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Up to (including)
39.0.3

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.04::~~lts~~~
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 cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04::~~lts~~~
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 cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:15.04
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 cpe:/o:opensuse:opensuse:13.1
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 cpe:/o:opensuse:opensuse:13.2
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Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:/o:oracle:solaris:11.3
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-4490
NVD Published Date:
08/15/2015
NVD Last Modified:
10/30/2018