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CVE-2020-6798 Detail

Current Description

If a template tag was used in a select tag, the parser could be confused and allow JavaScript parsing and execution when it should not be allowed. A site that relied on the browser behaving correctly could suffer a cross-site scripting vulnerability as a result. In general, this flaw cannot be exploited through email in the Thunderbird product because scripting is disabled when reading mail, but is potentially a risk in browser or browser-like contexts. This vulnerability affects Thunderbird < 68.5, Firefox < 73, and Firefox < ESR68.5.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 6.1 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N

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Hyperlink Resource
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1602944 Permissions Required
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202003-02
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202003-10
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4278-2/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4328-1/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4335-1/
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2020-05/ Vendor Advisory
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2020-06/ Vendor Advisory
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2020-07/ Vendor Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-79 Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting') NIST  

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)
73.0
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox_esr:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (excluding)
68.5.0
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (excluding)
68.5.0


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2020-6798
NVD Published Date:
03/02/2020
NVD Last Modified:
03/11/2020