Mozilla Firefox before 22.0, Firefox ESR 17.x before 17.0.7, Thunderbird before 17.0.7, and Thunderbird ESR 17.x before 17.0.7 do not properly handle onreadystatechange events in conjunction with page reloading, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted web site that triggers an attempt to execute data at an unmapped memory location.
Published 2013-06-26 03:19:11
Updated 2017-09-19 01:36:11
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Vulnerability category: OverflowExecute codeDenial of service

CVE-2013-1690 is in the CISA Known Exploited Vulnerabilities Catalog

CISA vulnerability name:
Mozilla Firefox and Thunderbird Denial-of-Service Vulnerability
CISA required action:
Apply updates per vendor instructions.
CISA description:
Mozilla Firefox and Thunderbird do not properly handle onreadystatechange events in conjunction with page reloading, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial-of-service (DoS) or possibly execute malicious code via a crafted web site.
Added on 2022-03-28 Action due date 2022-04-18

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2013-1690

8.78%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 95 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

Metasploit modules for CVE-2013-1690

  • Firefox onreadystatechange Event DocumentViewerImpl Use After Free
    Disclosure Date: 2013-06-25
    First seen: 2020-04-26
    exploit/windows/browser/mozilla_firefox_onreadystatechange
    This module exploits a vulnerability found on Firefox 17.0.6, specifically a use after free of a DocumentViewerImpl object, triggered via a specially crafted web page using onreadystatechange events and the window.stop() API, as exploited in the wild on 2013 August t

CVSS scores for CVE-2013-1690

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
9.3
HIGH AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
8.6
10.0
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2013-1690

References for CVE-2013-1690

Products affected by CVE-2013-1690

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