CVE-2019-11717

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2019-07-10
CWE:
CWE-138
Bugzilla:
1728435: CVE-2019-11717 Mozilla: Caret character improperly escaped in origins

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

A vulnerability exists where the caret ("^") character is improperly escaped constructing some URIs due to it being used as a separator, allowing for possible spoofing of origin attributes. This vulnerability affects Firefox ESR < 60.8, Firefox < 68, and Thunderbird < 60.8.

Find out more about CVE-2019-11717 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v3 metrics

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

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (thunderbird) RHSA-2019:1777 2019-07-15
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (firefox) RHSA-2019:1765 2019-07-11
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (thunderbird) RHSA-2019:1775 2019-07-15
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (firefox) RHSA-2019:1763 2019-07-11
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 (thunderbird) RHSA-2019:1799 2019-07-16
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 (firefox) RHSA-2019:1764 2019-07-11

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 firefox Out of support scope
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 Tyson Smith as the original reporter.

External References

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