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FreeBSD: VID-F90FCE70-ECFA-4F4D-9EE8-C476DBF4BF0E (CVE-2016-9078): mozilla -- data: URL can inherit wrong origin after an HTTP redirect

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
11/28/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/29/2016
Modified
08/17/2018

Description

Redirection from an HTTP connection to a "data:" URL assigns the referring site's origin to the "data:" URL in some circumstances. This can result in same-origin violations against a domain if it loads resources from malicious sites. Cross-origin setting of cookies has been demonstrated without the ability to read them. Note: This issue only affects Firefox 49 and 50. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 50.0.1.

Solution(s)

  • freebsd-upgrade-package-firefox

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