#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


Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

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

Vendor: Mozilla


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.

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Vulnerable software versions

Mozilla Firefox: 92.0 - 96.0.3


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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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