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Category:   Application (Web Browser)  >   Mozilla Firefox Vendors:   Mozilla.org
Mozilla Firefox Lets Local Users Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1029719
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1029719
CVE Reference:   CVE-2014-1484   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Feb 5 2014
Impact:   Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 37.0
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Mozilla Firefox for Android. A local user can obtain potentially sensitive information.

The application leaks profile paths to the Android system log. A local user (or application) can read the log files and obtain information from the user's profile directory.

Roee Hay and Richard Newman separately reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A local user (or application) can obtain potentially sensitive information from the user's profile directory.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (27.0).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2014/mfsa2014-06.html

Vendor URL:  www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2014/mfsa2014-06.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Android
Underlying OS Comments:  4.2 and prior

Message History:   None.


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