Bug 1396537 (CVE-2016-9076)

Summary: CVE-2016-9076 firefox: select dropdown menu can be used for URL bar spoofing on e10s
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Adam Mariš <amaris>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
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Version: unspecifiedCC: cschalle, gecko-bugs-nobody, jhorak, stransky
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Fixed In Version: firefox 50 Doc Type: If docs needed, set a value
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Description Adam Mariš 2016-11-18 15:11:24 UTC
An issue where a <select> dropdown menu can be used to cover location bar content, resulting in potential spoofing attacks. This attack requires e10s to be enabled in order to function.

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Comment 1 Adam Mariš 2016-11-18 15:20:07 UTC

Name: the Mozilla project
Upstream: Mats Palmgren

Comment 2 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2016-11-24 05:24:28 UTC

This issue does not affect the version of firefox and thunderbird as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, 6 and 7.