CVE-2017-5453

MEDIUM

Description

A mechanism to inject static HTML into the RSS reader preview page due to a failure to escape characters sent as URL parameters for a feed's "TITLE" element. This vulnerability allows for spoofing but no scripted content can be run. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 53.

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/97940

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1038320

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1321247

https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2017-10/

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2018-06-11

Updated: 2018-08-09

Type: CWE-20

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 4.3

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

Impact Score: 1.4

Exploitability Score: 2.8

Severity: MEDIUM