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CVE-2016-5265 Detail

Description

Mozilla Firefox before 48.0 and Firefox ESR 45.x before 45.3 allow user-assisted remote attackers to bypass the Same Origin Policy, and conduct Universal XSS (UXSS) attacks or read arbitrary files, by arranging for the presence of a crafted HTML document and a crafted shortcut file in the same local directory.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  08/04/2016

Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.5 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:N/A:N (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 4.0
Exploitability Score: 1.0


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

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 4.9
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00004.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00029.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-1551.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3640
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2016/mfsa2016-80.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinjul2016-3090544.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/92258
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036508
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3044-1
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1278013 Issue Tracking
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-15

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Information Leak / Disclosure (CWE-200)
  • Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) (CWE-79)

Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-5265
NVD Published Date:
08/04/2016
NVD Last Modified:
08/15/2017