Bug 1730983 (CVE-2019-11720)

Summary: CVE-2019-11720 Mozilla: Character encoding XSS vulnerability
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Doran Moppert <dmoppert>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
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Version: unspecifiedCC: jhorak, security-response-team, stransky
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Fixed In Version: firefox 68 Doc Type: If docs needed, set a value
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Description Doran Moppert 2019-07-18 06:00:48 UTC
Some unicode characters are incorrectly treated as whitespace during the parsing of web content instead of triggering parsing errors. This allows malicious code to then be processed, evading cross-site scripting (XSS) filtering. 

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Comment 1 Doran Moppert 2019-07-18 06:00:50 UTC

Name: the Mozilla project
Upstream: Rakesh Mane

Comment 2 Product Security DevOps Team 2019-07-18 21:06:49 UTC
This bug is now closed. Further updates for individual products will be reflected on the CVE page(s):