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CVE-2015-7215 Detail

Description

The importScripts function in the Web Workers API implementation in Mozilla Firefox before 43.0 allows remote attackers to bypass the Same Origin Policy by triggering use of the no-cors mode in the fetch API to attempt resource access that throws an exception, leading to information disclosure after a rethrow.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  12/16/2015

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/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): Partial
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-December/174083.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-December/174253.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2015-12/msg00104.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2016-02/msg00007.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2016-02/msg00008.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2015/mfsa2015-140.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/79280
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1034426
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2833-1
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1160890
https://github.com/whatwg/html/issues/164
https://github.com/whatwg/html/pull/166
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201512-10
https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=28961 Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Information Leak / Disclosure (CWE-200)

Change History

8 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-7215
NVD Published Date:
12/16/2015
NVD Last Modified:
12/07/2016