CVE-2017-7844 Detail

Current Description

A combination of an external SVG image referenced on a page and the coloring of anchor links stored within this image can be used to determine which pages a user has in their history. This can allow a malicious website to query user history. Note: This issue only affects Firefox 57. Earlier releases are not affected. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 57.0.1.


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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:H/I:N/A:N


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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/102039 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1039954 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1420001 Issue Tracking  Permissions Required  Third Party Advisory 
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2017-27/ Vendor Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-200 Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-7844
NVD Published Date:
06/11/2018
NVD Last Modified:
08/06/2018
Source:
Mozilla Corporation