Vulnerability Details : CVE-2014-8636

The XrayWrapper implementation in Mozilla Firefox before 35.0 and SeaMonkey before 2.32 does not properly interact with a DOM object that has a named getter, which might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary JavaScript code with chrome privileges via unspecified vectors.
Published 2015-01-14 11:59:06
Updated 2017-09-08 01:29:26
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At least one public exploit which can be used to exploit this vulnerability exists!

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2014-8636

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 94.15%

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 99 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

Metasploit modules for CVE-2014-8636

  • Firefox Proxy Prototype Privileged Javascript Injection
    Disclosure Date: 2014-01-20
    First seen: 2020-04-26
    This exploit gains remote code execution on Firefox 31-34 by abusing a bug in the XPConnect component and gaining a reference to the privileged chrome:// window. This exploit requires the user to click anywhere on the page to trigger the vulnerability. Authors: - jo

CVSS scores for CVE-2014-8636

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CWE ids for CVE-2014-8636

  • The product constructs all or part of a code segment using externally-influenced input from an upstream component, but it does not neutralize or incorrectly neutralizes special elements that could modify the syntax or behavior of the intended code segment.
    Assigned by: (Primary)

References for CVE-2014-8636

Products affected by CVE-2014-8636

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