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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
Description Last Modified:  01/31/2016

Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.7 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:N/I:L/A:N (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 1.4
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): Low
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 Third Party Advisory
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-02/msg00002.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2016/mfsa2016-11.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/81949 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1034825
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2880-1 Third Party Advisory
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2880-2 Third Party Advisory
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1237103 Issue Tracking Vendor Advisory
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201605-06 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry

Technical Details

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-1947
NVD Published Date:
01/31/2016
NVD Last Modified:
10/30/2018