Endpoint Vulnerability

Privileged access for content level constructor

Description

Security researcher Cody Crews reported a method to call a content level constructor that allows for this constructor to have chrome privileged accesss. This affects chrome object wrappers (COW) and allows for write actions on objects when only read actions should be allowed. This can lead to cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks.

Affected Products

Firefox,Firefox ESR

References

CVE-2013-1670,