CVE-2015-4518

medium
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Description

The Reader View implementation in Mozilla Firefox before 42.0 has an improper whitelist, which makes it easier for remote attackers to bypass the Content Security Policy (CSP) protection mechanism and conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks via vectors involving SVG animations and the about:reader URL.

References

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-11/msg00015.html

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2015/mfsa2015-118.html

http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/bulletinapr2016-2952098.html

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1034069

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2785-1

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1136692

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1182778

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201512-10

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2015-11-05

Updated: 2016-12-07

Type: CWE-79

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 4.3

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

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: MEDIUM

Vulnerable Software

Configuration 1

OR

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:* versions up to 41.0.2 (inclusive)

Tenable Plugins

View all (7 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
87710GLSA-201512-10 : Mozilla Products: Multiple vulnerabilities (Bar Mitzvah) (Logjam)NessusGentoo Local Security Checks
critical
9018Mozilla Firefox < 42.0 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessus Network MonitorWeb Clients
critical
86955FreeBSD : mozilla -- multiple vulnerabilities (9d04936c-75f1-4a2c-9ade-4c1708be5df9)NessusFreeBSD Local Security Checks
critical
86807openSUSE Security Update : MozillaFirefox / mozilla-nspr / mozilla-nss / etc (openSUSE-2015-718)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
86764Firefox < 42 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessusWindows
high
86762Firefox < 42 Multiple Vulnerabilities (Mac OS X)NessusMacOS X Local Security Checks
high
86758Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 14.04 LTS / 15.04 / 15.10 : firefox vulnerabilities (USN-2785-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
critical