Firefox vulnerabilities

2013-05-14T00:00:00
ID USN-1822-1
Type ubuntu
Reporter Ubuntu
Modified 2013-05-14T00:00:00

Description

Multiple memory safety issues were discovered in Firefox. If the user were tricked into opening a specially crafted page, an attacker could possibly exploit these to cause a denial of service via application crash, or potentially execute code with the privileges of the user invoking Firefox. (CVE-2013-0801, CVE-2013-1669)

Cody Crews discovered that some constructors could be used to bypass restrictions enforced by their Chrome Object Wrapper (COW). An attacker could exploit this to conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks. (CVE-2013-1670)

It was discovered that the file input element could expose the full local path under certain conditions. An attacker could potentially exploit this to steal sensitive information. (CVE-2013-1671)

A use-after-free was discovered when resizing video content whilst it is playing. An attacker could potentially exploit this to execute code with the privileges of the user invoking Firefox. (CVE-2013-1674)

It was discovered that some DOMSVGZoomEvent functions could be used without being properly initialized, which could lead to information leakage. (CVE-2013-1675)

Abhishek Arya discovered multiple memory safety issues in Firefox. If the user were tricked into opening a specially crafted page, an attacker could possibly exploit these to cause a denial of service via application crash, or potentially execute code with the privileges of the user invoking Firefox. (CVE-2013-1676, CVE-2013-1677, CVE-2013-1678, CVE-2013-1679, CVE-2013-1680, CVE-2013-1681)