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firefox -- Cross-origin restriction bypass using Fetch

Affected packages
firefox < 41.0.2,1
linux-firefox < 41.0.2,1


VuXML ID 79c68ef7-c8ae-4ade-91b4-4b8221b7c72a
Discovery 2015-10-15
Entry 2015-10-16

Firefox Developers report:

Security researcher Abdulrahman Alqabandi reported that the fetch() API did not correctly implement the Cross-Origin Resource Sharing (CORS) specification, allowing a malicious page to access private data from other origins. Mozilla developer Ben Kelly independently reported the same issue.


CVE Name CVE-2015-7184