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MFSA2014-09 Thunderbird: Cross-origin information leak through web workers (CVE-2014-1487)

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MFSA2014-09 Thunderbird: Cross-origin information leak through web workers (CVE-2014-1487)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
02/04/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/05/2014
Modified
08/13/2020

Description

The Web workers implementation in Mozilla Firefox before 27.0, Firefox ESR 24.x before 24.3, Thunderbird before 24.3, and SeaMonkey before 2.24 allows remote attackers to bypass the Same Origin Policy and obtain sensitive authentication information via vectors involving error messages.

Solution(s)

  • mozilla-thunderbird-upgrade-24_3

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