CVE-2016-9071

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2016-11-15
Bugzilla:
1395100: CVE-2016-9071 Mozilla: Probe browser history via HSTS/301 redirect + CSP (MFSA 2016-89)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Content Security Policy combined with HTTP to HTTPS redirection can be used by malicious server to verify whether a known site is within a user's browser history. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 50.

Find out more about CVE-2016-9071 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

This issue does not affect the version of firefox and thunderbird as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, 6 and 7.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

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

CVSS v3 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v3 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

CVSS3 Base Score 6.1
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction Required
Scope Changed
Confidentiality Low
Integrity Impact Low
Availability Impact None

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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 Xiaoyin Liu as the original reporter.

External References

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