CVE-2016-5250

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2016-09-20
Bugzilla:
1361998: CVE-2016-5250 Mozilla: Resource Timing API is storing resources sent by the previous page (MFSA 2016-84, MFSA 2016-86)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Mozilla Firefox before 48.0, Firefox ESR < 45.4 and Thunderbird < 45.4 allow remote attackers to obtain sensitive information about the previously retrieved page via Resource Timing API calls.

Find out more about CVE-2016-5250 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

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 5.3
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Low
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (firefox) RHSA-2016:1912 2016-09-21
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (firefox) RHSA-2016:1912 2016-09-21
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (firefox) RHSA-2016:1912 2016-09-21

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
Unless explicitly stated as not affected, all previous versions of packages in any minor update stream of a product listed here should be assumed vulnerable, although may not have been subject to full analysis.

Acknowledgements

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

External References

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