Vulnerability CVE-2019-9798


Published: 2019-04-26

Description:
On Android systems, Firefox can load a library from APITRACE_LIB, which is writable by all users and applications. This could allow malicious third party applications to execute a man-in-the-middle attack if a malicious code was written to that location and loaded. *Note: This issue only affects Android. Other operating systems are unaffected.*. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 66.

Type:

CWE-254

(Security Features)

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
5.8/10
4.9/10
8.6/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
Partial
None
Affected software
Mozilla -> Firefox 

 References:
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1527534
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2019-07/

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