CVE-2011-2605

medium

Description

CRLF injection vulnerability in the nsCookieService::SetCookieStringInternal function in netwerk/cookie/nsCookieService.cpp in Mozilla Firefox before 3.6.18 and 4.x through 4.0.1, and Thunderbird before 3.1.11, allows remote attackers to bypass intended access restrictions via a string containing a \n (newline) character, which is not properly handled in a JavaScript "document.cookie =" expression, a different vulnerability than CVE-2011-2374.

References

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2011/mfsa2011-19.html

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-0885.html

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-0886.html

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-0887.html

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-0888.html

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=643051

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A14401

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2011-06-30

Updated: 2017-09-19

Type: CWE-94

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 4.3

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: MEDIUM