Bug 1395065 (CVE-2016-5291)

Summary: CVE-2016-5291 Mozilla: Same-origin policy violation using local HTML file and saved shortcut file (MFSA 2016-89, MFSA 2016-90)
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala <huzaifas>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
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Version: unspecifiedCC: cschalle, jhorak, security-response-team, stransky
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Description Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2016-11-15 03:54:44 UTC
A same-origin policy bypass with local shortcut files to load arbitrary local content from disk.

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Name: the Mozilla project
Upstream: Yuyang Zhou

Comment 1 errata-xmlrpc 2016-11-16 08:20:37 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

Via RHSA-2016:2780 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2780.html