Advisory Details

April 11th, 2014

(Pwn2Own) Mozilla Firefox Privileged Content Loading Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-14-081
ZDI-CAN-2214

CVE ID CVE-2014-1510
CVSS SCORE 6.8, (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
AFFECTED VENDORS Mozilla
AFFECTED PRODUCTS Firefox
TREND MICRO CUSTOMER PROTECTION Trend Micro TippingPoint IPS customers are protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 13737. For further product information on the TippingPoint IPS: http://www.tippingpoint.com
VULNERABILITY DETAILS


This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Mozilla Firefox. User interaction is required to exploit this vulnerability in that the target must visit a malicious page or open a malicious file.

The specific flaw exists within the handling of WebIDL. The issue lies in the ability to bypass a security check. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code under the context of the current process.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS Mozilla has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2014/mfsa2014-29.html
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2014-03-12 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2014-04-11 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Mariusz Mlynski
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