#VU49022 Information disclosure in Mozilla Firefox and Firefox ESR


Published: 2020-12-15

Vulnerability identifier: #VU49022

Vulnerability risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-35111

CWE-ID: CWE-200

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

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

Vendor: Mozilla

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to gain access to potentially sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to the proxy.onRequest API does not use proxy when viewing source code of the web application. A remote attacker, who controls the web server can obtain user's real IP address, if the user decides to view the web application source code while behind a proxy server.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Mozilla Firefox: 60.0 - 83.0

Firefox ESR: 78.0 - 78.5.0, 68.0 - 68.12.0, 60.0 - 60.9.0


CPE

External links
http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2020-54/
http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2020-55/


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?


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