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MFSA2015-129 Firefox: Certain escaped characters in host of Location-header are being treated as non-escaped (CVE-2015-7195)

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MFSA2015-129 Firefox: Certain escaped characters in host of Location-header are being treated as non-escaped (CVE-2015-7195)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
11/03/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/04/2015
Modified
04/05/2017

Description

The URL parsing implementation in Mozilla Firefox before 42.0 improperly recognizes escaped characters in hostnames within Location headers, which allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information via vectors involving a redirect.

Solution(s)

  • mozilla-firefox-upgrade-42_0

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