CVE-2016-2831 Detail

Current Description

Mozilla Firefox before 47.0 and Firefox ESR 45.x before 45.2 do not ensure that the user approves the fullscreen and pointerlock settings, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (UI outage), or conduct clickjacking or spoofing attacks, via a crafted web site.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  8.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-06/msg00014.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-06/msg00016.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-06/msg00055.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3600 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2016/mfsa2016-58.html Vendor Advisory 
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinapr2016-2952096.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/91075
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036057 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2993-1 Third Party Advisory 
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016:1217 Third Party Advisory 
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1261933 Issue Tracking  Permissions Required 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-254 7PK - Security Features cwe source acceptance level NIST  
CWE-284 Improper Access Control cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-2831
NVD Published Date:
06/13/2016
NVD Last Modified:
10/30/2018
Source:
Mozilla Corporation