FreeBSD : mozilla -- data: URL can inherit wrong origin after an HTTP redirect (f90fce70-ecfa-4f4d-9ee8-c476dbf4bf0e)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

The Mozilla Foundation reports :

Redirection from an HTTP connection to a data: URL assigns the
referring site's origin to the data: URL in some circumstances. This
can result in same-origin violations against a domain if it loads
resources from malicious sites. Cross-origin setting of cookies has
been demonstrated without the ability to read them.

See also :

https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2016-91/
http://www.nessus.org/u?f14969f1

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

High

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 95394 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-9078

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