Bug 1009218 - (CVE-2013-1729) CVE-2013-1729 Mozilla: WebGL Information disclosure through OS X NVIDIA graphic drivers (MFSA 2013-86)
CVE-2013-1729 Mozilla: WebGL Information disclosure through OS X NVIDIA graph...
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
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Blocks: 1004291
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Reported: 2013-09-17 22:10 EDT by Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala
Modified: 2013-09-17 22:18 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2013-09-17 22:16:34 EDT
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Description Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2013-09-17 22:10:52 EDT
Mozilla developer Victor Porof reported a flaw in the NVIDIA OS X graphic drivers that would allow portions of a user's desktop or other visible applications to be incorporated into WebGL canvases. This could result in personal information becoming available to web content. 

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Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Victor Porof as the original reporter.


This issue does not affect the version of firefox and thunderbird as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6

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