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CVE-2016-2820 Detail

Current Description

The Firefox Health Reports (aka FHR or about:healthreport) feature in Mozilla Firefox before 46.0 does not properly restrict the origin of events, which makes it easier for remote attackers to modify sharing preferences by leveraging access to the remote-report IFRAME element.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-05/msg00005.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2016-05/msg00038.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2016/mfsa2016-48.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1035692
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2936-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2936-2
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2936-3
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=870870
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-15

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-284 Improper Access Control NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
45.0.2


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-2820
NVD Published Date:
04/30/2016
NVD Last Modified:
06/30/2017