CVE-2016-1958

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2016-03-08
Bugzilla:
1315574: CVE-2016-1958 Mozilla: Displayed page address can be overridden (MFSA 2016-21)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

browser/base/content/browser.js in Mozilla Firefox before 45.0 and Firefox ESR 38.x before 38.7 allows remote attackers to spoof the address bar via a javascript: URL.

Find out more about CVE-2016-1958 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 4.3
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (firefox) RHSA-2016:0373 2016-03-09
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (firefox) RHSA-2016:0373 2016-03-09
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (firefox) RHSA-2016:0373 2016-03-09

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 thunderbird Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 thunderbird Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 thunderbird Not affected

Acknowledgements

Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Abdulrahman Alqabandi as the original reporter.

External References

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