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Category:   Application (Web Browser)  >   Mozilla Firefox Vendors:   Mozilla.org
Mozilla Firefox for Android 'file:' Protocol Lets Remote Users Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information in Certain Cases
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1030792
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1030792
CVE Reference:   CVE-2014-1566   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Sep 3 2014
Impact:   Disclosure of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to versions 31.1, 32.0
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Mozilla Firefox for Android. A remote user can obtain potentially sensitive information from the target user's system in certain cases.

A remote user can create a specially crafted 'file:' URL that, when loaded by the target user, will access a local file in the Firefox profile directory and copy the data to the SD card without user intervention. A local application can then access the data.

Yu Dongsong reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user, in conjunction with a local application, can create a URL that, when loaded by the target user, will access profile data on the target user's system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (31.1, 32.0).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

https://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2014/mfsa2014-71.html

Vendor URL:  www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2014/mfsa2014-71.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Android

Message History:   None.


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