CVE-2019-11748 Detail

Current Description

WebRTC in Firefox will honor persisted permissions given to sites for access to microphone and camera resources even when in a third-party context. In light of recent high profile vulnerabilities in other software, a decision was made to no longer persist these permissions. This avoids the possibility of trusted WebRTC resources being invisibly embedded in web content and abusing permissions previously given by users. Users will now be prompted for permissions on each use. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 69 and Firefox ESR < 68.1.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  6.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N


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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2019-10/msg00011.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2019-10/msg00017.html
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1564588 Issue Tracking  Permissions Required  Vendor Advisory 
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2019-25/ Vendor Advisory 
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2019-26/ Vendor Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-732 Incorrect Permission Assignment for Critical Resource cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-11748
NVD Published Date:
09/27/2019
NVD Last Modified:
10/05/2019
Source:
MITRE