Vulnerability CVE-2019-11751


Published: 2019-09-27

Description:
Logging-related command line parameters are not properly sanitized when Firefox is launched by another program, such as when a user clicks on malicious links in a chat application. This can be used to write a log file to an arbitrary location such as the Windows 'Startup' folder. <br>*Note: this issue only affects Firefox on Windows operating systems.*. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 69 and Firefox ESR < 68.1.

Type:

CWE-20

(Improper Input Validation)

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
6.8/10
6.4/10
8.6/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
Partial
Partial
Affected software
Mozilla -> Firefox 
Mozilla -> Firefox esr 

 References:
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2019-10/msg00011.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2019-10/msg00017.html
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1572838
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2019-25/
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2019-26/

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