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CVE-2017-16541 Detail

Current Description

Tor Browser before 7.0.9 on macOS and Linux allows remote attackers to bypass the intended anonymity feature and discover a client IP address via vectors involving a crafted web site that leverages file:// mishandling in Firefox, aka TorMoil. NOTE: Tails is unaffected.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  11/04/2017
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.5 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
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): None
Availability (A): None

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/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): Partial
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/101665 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1041610
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:2692
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:2693
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3403
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3458
https://blog.torproject.org/tor-browser-709-released Issue Tracking Vendor Advisory
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1412081 Permissions Required
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/11/msg00011.html
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201810-01
https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/24052 Issue Tracking Vendor Advisory
https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/tormoil-vulnerability-leaks-real-ip-address-from-tor-browser-users/ Issue Tracking Third Party Advisory
https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4327
https://www.wearesegment.com/research/tormoil-torbrowser-unspecified-critical-security-vulnerability/ Issue Tracking Third Party Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Information Leak / Disclosure (CWE-200)

Change History

9 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-16541
NVD Published Date:
11/04/2017
NVD Last Modified:
11/13/2018