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CVE-2016-5266 Detail

Description

Mozilla Firefox before 48.0 does not properly restrict drag-and-drop (aka dataTransfer) actions for file: URIs, which allows user-assisted remote attackers to access local files via a crafted web site.

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

Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 8.1 HIGH
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:N (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 5.2
Exploitability Score: 2.8


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

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.8 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 4.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
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://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2016/mfsa2016-81.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/92260
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036508
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3044-1
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1226977 Issue Tracking
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-15

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)

Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-5266
NVD Published Date:
08/04/2016
NVD Last Modified:
08/15/2017