CVE-2019-9801

MEDIUM

Description

Firefox will accept any registered Program ID as an external protocol handler and offer to launch this local application when given a matching URL on Windows operating systems. This should only happen if the program has specifically registered itself as a "URL Handler" in the Windows registry. *Note: This issue only affects Windows operating systems. Other operating systems are unaffected.*. This vulnerability affects Thunderbird < 60.6, Firefox ESR < 60.6, and Firefox < 66.

References

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1527717

https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2019-07/

https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2019-08/

https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2019-11/

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2019-04-26

Updated: 2019-04-29

Type: CWE-20

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: 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