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Improper Access Control


Severity Low
Score 2.6/10


Mozilla Firefox before 36.0 does not properly restrict transitions of JavaScript objects from a non-extensible state to an extensible state, which allows remote attackers to bypass a Caja Compiler sandbox protection mechanism or a Secure EcmaScript sandbox protection mechanism via a crafted web site.

  • HIGH
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • NONE

CWE-284 - Improper Access Control

Listed 5th in the 'OWASP Top Ten', improper (or broken) access control attacks are a fundamental type of vulnerability. This includes a broad range of design flaws that enable users to act outside of their intended permissions. They can use these privileges to gain access to restricted files and functionality such as accessing restricted information, falsifying records, destroying data, or executing commands.


Advisory Timeline

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