Rapid7 Vulnerability & Exploit Database

MFSA2016-85 Firefox: Security vulnerabilities fixed in Firefox 49 (CVE-2016-5282)

Back to Search

MFSA2016-85 Firefox: Security vulnerabilities fixed in Firefox 49 (CVE-2016-5282)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
09/22/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/25/2016
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

Mozilla Firefox before 49.0 does not properly restrict the scheme in favicon requests, which might allow remote attackers to obtain sensitive information via unspecified vectors, as demonstrated by a jar: URL for a favicon resource.

Solution(s)

  • mozilla-firefox-upgrade-49_0

With Rapid7 live dashboards, I have a clear view of all the assets on my network, which ones can be exploited, and what I need to do in order to reduce the risk in my environment in real-time. No other tool gives us that kind of value and insight.

– Scott Cheney, Manager of Information Security, Sierra View Medical Center

;