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...
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
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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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http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2013/mfsa2013-86.html


Acknowledgements:

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

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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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