CVE-2016-9072

MEDIUM

Description

When a new Firefox profile is created on 64-bit Windows installations, the sandbox for 64-bit NPAPI plugins is not enabled by default. Note: This issue only affects 64-bit Windows. 32-bit Windows and other operating systems are unaffected. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 50.

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/94337

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037298

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1300083

https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2016-89/

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2018-06-11

Updated: 2018-08-01

Type: CWE-254

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

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 v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: HIGH