#VU27533 Input validation error


Published: 2020-05-05

Vulnerability identifier: #VU27533

Vulnerability risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 4.7 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-12390

CWE-ID: CWE-20

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 bypass certain security restrictions.

The vulnerability exists due to incorrect origin serialization of nsIPrincipal.origin for IPv6 addresses. A remote attacker can bypass implemented security restrictions with a specially crafted URL.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Mozilla Firefox: 60.0 - 75.0


CPE

External links
http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2020-16/
http://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1141959


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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