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CVE-2017-5453 Detail

Current Description

A mechanism to inject static HTML into the RSS reader preview page due to a failure to escape characters sent as URL parameters for a feed's "TITLE" element. This vulnerability allows for spoofing but no scripted content can be run. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 53.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  06/11/2018
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 1.4
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): None
Integrity (I): Low
Availability (A): None

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/97940 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1038320 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1321247 Issue Tracking Vendor Advisory
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2017-10/ Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions up to (excluding) 53.0

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-5453
NVD Published Date:
06/11/2018
NVD Last Modified:
08/09/2018