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CVE-2016-1942 Detail

Description

Mozilla Firefox before 44.0 allows user-assisted remote attackers to spoof a trailing substring in the address bar by leveraging a user's paste of a (1) wyciwyg: URI or (2) resource: URI.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  01/31/2016

Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.4 HIGH
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:N/I:H/A:N (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 4.0
Exploitability Score: 2.8


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): Required
Scope (S): Changed
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): High
Availability (A): None

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-02/msg00001.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-02/msg00002.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2016/mfsa2016-09.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/81948
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1034825
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2880-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2880-2
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1189082
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201605-06

Technical Details

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-1942
NVD Published Date:
01/31/2016
NVD Last Modified:
09/09/2017