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CVE-2017-7783 Detail

Current Description

If a long user name is used in a username/password combination in a site URL (such as " http://UserName:Password@example.com"), the resulting modal prompt will hang in a non-responsive state or crash, causing a denial of service. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 55.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/100401 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1039124 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1360842 Exploit Issue Tracking Patch
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/43020/ Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2017-18/ 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)
55.0


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-7783
NVD Published Date:
06/11/2018
NVD Last Modified:
07/30/2018