CVE Details

Release Date:2013-05-14


The Chrome Object Wrapper (COW) implementation in Mozilla Firefox before 21.0, Firefox ESR 17.x before 17.0.6, Thunderbird before 17.0.6, and Thunderbird ESR 17.x before 17.0.6 does not prevent acquisition of chrome privileges during calls to content level constructors, which allows remote attackers to bypass certain read-only restrictions and conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks via a crafted web site.

See more information about CVE-2013-1670 from MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD

CVSS v2.0 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2.0 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score: 4.3 Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
Access Vector: Network Attack Complexity: Medium
Authentication: None required Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: Partial Availability Impact: None

Errata information

PlatformErrataRelease Date
Oracle Linux version 5 (firefox)ELSA-2013-08202013-05-14
Oracle Linux version 5 (thunderbird)ELSA-2013-08212013-05-14
Oracle Linux version 5 (xulrunner)ELSA-2013-08202013-05-14
Oracle Linux version 6 (firefox)ELSA-2013-08202013-05-14
Oracle Linux version 6 (thunderbird)ELSA-2013-08212013-05-14
Oracle Linux version 6 (xulrunner)ELSA-2013-08202013-05-14

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