CVE-2016-1940

medium
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Description

Mozilla Firefox before 44.0 on Android allows remote attackers to spoof the address bar via a data: URL that is mishandled during (1) shortcut opening or (2) BOOKMARK intent processing.

References

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2016/mfsa2016-05.html

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1034825

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1208525

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201605-06

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2016-01-31

Updated: 2017-09-10

Type: CWE-17

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 5

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

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3

Base Score: 5.3

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N

Impact Score: 1.4

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: MEDIUM

Tenable Plugins

View all (2 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
802019Firefox < 44 Multiple VulnerabilitiesLog Correlation EngineWeb Clients
critical
91379GLSA-201605-06 : Mozilla Products: Multiple vulnerabilities (Logjam) (SLOTH)NessusGentoo Local Security Checks
critical