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CVE-2017-5420 Detail

Current Description

A "javascript:" url loaded by a malicious page can obfuscate its location by blanking the URL displayed in the addressbar, allowing for an attacker to spoof an existing page without the malicious page's address being displayed correctly. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 52.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 6.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/96692 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037966 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1284395 Exploit Issue Tracking Patch Vendor Advisory
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2017-05/ Vendor Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-20 Improper Input Validation 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 (excluding)
52.0


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-5420
NVD Published Date:
06/11/2018
NVD Last Modified:
08/07/2018