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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
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N

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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

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)
53.0


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