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CVE-2019-9794 Detail

Current Description

A vulnerability was discovered where specific command line arguments are not properly discarded during Firefox invocation as a shell handler for URLs. This could be used to retrieve and execute files whose location is supplied through these command line arguments if Firefox is configured as the default URI handler for a given URI scheme in third party applications and these applications insufficiently sanitize URL data. *Note: This issue only affects Windows operating systems. Other operating systems are unaffected.*. This vulnerability affects Thunderbird < 60.6, Firefox ESR < 60.6, and Firefox < 66.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 9.8 CRITICAL
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1530103 Issue Tracking Permissions Required Vendor Advisory
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2019-07/ Vendor Advisory
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2019-08/ Vendor Advisory
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2019-11/ 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:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (excluding)
66.0
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox_esr:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (excluding)
60.6.0
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (excluding)
60.6.0
Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-9794
NVD Published Date:
04/26/2019
NVD Last Modified:
04/30/2019