Vulnerability CVE-2020-15676


Published: 2020-10-01

Description:
Firefox sometimes ran the onload handler for SVG elements that the DOM sanitizer decided to remove, resulting in JavaScript being executed after pasting attacker-controlled data into a contenteditable element. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 81, Thunderbird < 78.3, and Firefox ESR < 78.3.

Type:

CWE-79

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

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
Affected software
Mozilla -> Firefox 
Mozilla -> Firefox esr 
Mozilla -> Thunderbird 

 References:
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1646140
https://www.debian.org/security/2020/dsa-4770
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2020-42/
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2020-43/
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2020-44/

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