CVE-2011-2598

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Description

The WebGL implementation in Mozilla Firefox 4.x allows remote attackers to obtain screenshots of the windows of arbitrary desktop applications via vectors involving an SVG filter, an IFRAME element, and uninitialized data in graphics memory.

References

http://blog.mozilla.com/security/2011/06/16/webgl-graphics-memory-stealing-issue/

http://www.contextis.com/resources/blog/webgl2/

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/48319

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2011/06/16/webgl_security_threats_redux/

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A14207

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2011-06-30

Updated: 2017-09-19

Type: CWE-200

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 4.3

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: MEDIUM

Tenable Plugins

View all (3 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
55884SeaMonkey < 2.2.0 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessusWindows
high
55419Firefox < 5.0 Multiple Vulnerabilities (Mac OS X)NessusMacOS X Local Security Checks
high
55288Firefox 4 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessusWindows
high