Vulnerability CVE-2020-6809


Published: 2020-03-25

Description:
When a Web Extension had the all-urls permission and made a fetch request with a mode set to 'same-origin', it was possible for the Web Extension to read local files. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 74.

Type:

CWE-200

(Information Exposure)

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
5/10
2.9/10
10/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
None
None
Affected software
Mozilla -> Firefox 

 References:
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1420296
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2020-08/

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