CVE-2019-11697

MEDIUM

Description

If the ALT and "a" keys are pressed when users receive an extension installation prompt, the extension will be installed without the install prompt delay that keeps the prompt visible in order for users to accept or decline the installation. A malicious web page could use this with spoofing on the page to trick users into installing a malicious extension. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 67.

References

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1440079

https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2019-13/

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2019-07-23

Updated: 2019-07-29

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: 6.5

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

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 2.8

Severity: MEDIUM