#VU60397 Improper control of a resource through its lifetime


Published: 2022-02-08

Vulnerability identifier: #VU60397

Vulnerability risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 5.5 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-22755

CWE-ID: CWE-664

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 implemented security restrictions.

The vulnerability exists due to the way XSL documents are handled by the browser. A remote attacker can trick the victim to load a specially crafted XSL document that can continue JavaScript execution within the bounds of the same-origin policy even after the browser tab is closed.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Mozilla Firefox: 92.0 - 96.0.3


CPE

External links
http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2022-04/


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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