CVE-2015-4518

MEDIUM

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 v2.0

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