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MFSA2016-80 Firefox: Same-origin policy violation using local HTML file and saved shortcut file (CVE-2016-5265)

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MFSA2016-80 Firefox: Same-origin policy violation using local HTML file and saved shortcut file (CVE-2016-5265)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)
Published
08/02/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/03/2016
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

Mozilla Firefox before 48.0 and Firefox ESR 45.x before 45.3 allow user-assisted remote attackers to bypass the Same Origin Policy, and conduct Universal XSS (UXSS) attacks or read arbitrary files, by arranging for the presence of a crafted HTML document and a crafted shortcut file in the same local directory.

Solution(s)

  • mozilla-firefox-esr-upgrade-45_3
  • mozilla-firefox-upgrade-48_0

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