CVE-2019-17019

MEDIUM

Description

When Python was installed on Windows, a python file being served with the MIME type of text/plain could be executed by Python instead of being opened as a text file when the Open option was selected upon download. *Note: this issue only occurs on Windows. Other operating systems are unaffected.*. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 72.

References

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1568003

https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2020-01/

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2020-01-08

Updated: 2020-01-13

Type: CWE-20

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

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

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.8

Vector: CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 2.8

Severity: HIGH