#VU60399 Origin validation error

Published: 2022-02-08

Vulnerability identifier: #VU60399

Vulnerability risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 4.2 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-22757


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 Remote Agent, used in WebDriver, does not validate the Host or Origin headers. A remote website can force the browser to connect back locally to the user's browser to control it.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerability requires that WebDriver is enabled (not the default configuration).

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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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