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CVE-2017-5466 Detail

Current Description

If a page is loaded from an original site through a hyperlink and contains a redirect to a "data:text/html" URL, triggering a reload will run the reloaded "data:text/html" page with its origin set incorrectly. This allows for a cross-site scripting (XSS) attack. This vulnerability affects Thunderbird < 52.1, Firefox ESR < 52.1, and Firefox < 53.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 6.1 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/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://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:1106 Third Party Advisory
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:1201 Third Party Advisory
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1353975 Exploit Issue Tracking Patch Vendor Advisory
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2017-10/ Vendor Advisory
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2017-12/ Vendor Advisory
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2017-13/ Vendor Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-79 Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting') NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6.0
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 cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7.0
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 cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux_desktop:6.0
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 cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux_desktop:7.0
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 cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server:6.0
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 cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server:7.0
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 cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server_aus:7.3
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 cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server_aus:7.4
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 cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server_eus:7.3
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 cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server_eus:7.4
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 cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server_eus:7.5
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 cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux_workstation:6.0
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 cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux_workstation:7.0
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Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (excluding)
52.1.0

Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (excluding)
53.0

Configuration 4 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox_esr
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (excluding)
52.1.0


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-5466
NVD Published Date:
06/11/2018
NVD Last Modified:
08/09/2018