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CVE-2016-1947 Detail

Description

Mozilla Firefox 43.x mishandles attempts to connect to the Application Reputation service, which makes it easier for remote attackers to trigger an unintended download by leveraging the absence of reputation data.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  01/31/2016

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-1947
Original release date:
01/31/2016
Last revised:
09/09/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 3.0):
CVSS v3 Base Score:
4.7 Medium
Vector:
CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:N/I:L/A:N (legend)
Impact Score:
1.4
Exploitability Score:
2.8
CVSS Version 3 Metrics:
Attack Vector (AV):
Network
Attack Complexity (AC):
Low
Privileges Required (PR):
None
User Interaction (UI):
Required
Scope (S):
Changed
Confidentiality (C):
None
Integrity (I):
Low
Availability (A):
None
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
4.3 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity:
Medium
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-02/msg00001.html Third Party Advisory External Source SUSE openSUSE-SU-2016:0306
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-02/msg00002.html Third Party Advisory External Source SUSE openSUSE-SU-2016:0309
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2016/mfsa2016-11.html Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2016/mfsa2016-11.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/81949 Third Party Advisory; VDB Entry External Source BID 81949
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1034825 External Source SECTRACK 1034825
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2880-1 Third Party Advisory External Source UBUNTU USN-2880-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2880-2 Third Party Advisory External Source UBUNTU USN-2880-2
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1237103 Issue Tracking; Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1237103
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201605-06 Third Party Advisory; VDB Entry External Source GENTOO GLSA-201605-06

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