#VU25854 Spoofing attack


Published: 2020-03-10

Vulnerability identifier: #VU25854

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 2.7 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-6810

CWE-ID: CWE-451

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Mozilla Firefox
Client/Desktop applications / Web browsers

Vendor: Mozilla

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform spoofing attack.

After a website had entered fullscreen mode, it could have used a previously opened popup to obscure the notification that indicates the browser is in fullscreen mode. Combined with spoofing the browser chrome, this could have led to confusing the user about the current origin of the page and credential theft or other attacks.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Mozilla Firefox: 65.0 - 73.0.1


CPE

External links
http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2020-08/
http://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1432856


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.


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