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CVE-2019-9801 Detail

Current Description

Firefox will accept any registered Program ID as an external protocol handler and offer to launch this local application when given a matching URL on Windows operating systems. This should only happen if the program has specifically registered itself as a "URL Handler" in the Windows registry. *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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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.3 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 1.4
Exploitability Score: 3.9


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

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1527717 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

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

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
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (excluding)
60.6
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-2019-9801
NVD Published Date:
04/26/2019
NVD Last Modified:
04/29/2019