Vulnerability CVE-2017-7834


Published: 2018-06-11

Description:
A "data:" URL loaded in a new tab did not inherit the Content Security Policy (CSP) of the original page, allowing for bypasses of the policy including the execution of JavaScript. In prior versions when "data:" documents also inherited the context of the original page this would allow for potential cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 57.

Type:

CWE-79

(Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting'))

Vendor: Mozilla
Product: Firefox 
Version: 56.0.2;

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
4.3/10
2.9/10
8.6/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
Partial
None

 References:
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/101832
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1039803
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1358009
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2017-24/

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