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CVE-2019-11708 Detail

Current Description

Insufficient vetting of parameters passed with the Prompt:Open IPC message between child and parent processes can result in the non-sandboxed parent process opening web content chosen by a compromised child process. When combined with additional vulnerabilities this could result in executing arbitrary code on the user's computer. This vulnerability affects Firefox ESR < 60.7.2, Firefox < 67.0.4, and Thunderbird < 60.7.2.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 10.0 CRITICAL
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3.0 legend)
Impact Score: 6.0
Exploitability Score: 3.9


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Changed
Confidentiality (C): High
Integrity (I): High
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 10.0 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1559858 Issue Tracking Permissions Required Vendor Advisory
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201908-12
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2019-19/ Vendor Advisory
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2019-20/ Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Input Validation (CWE-20)

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)
67.0.4
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox_esr:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (excluding)
60.7.2
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (excluding)
60.7.2


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-11708
NVD Published Date:
07/23/2019
NVD Last Modified:
08/15/2019