Bug 1361998 (CVE-2016-5250) - CVE-2016-5250 Mozilla: Resource Timing API is storing resources sent by the previous page (MFSA 2016-84, MFSA 2016-86)
Summary: CVE-2016-5250 Mozilla: Resource Timing API is storing resources sent by the p...
Alias: CVE-2016-5250
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Blocks: 1360577 1369653
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2016-08-01 06:46 UTC by Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala
Modified: 2019-06-08 21:22 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2016-09-23 05:35:09 UTC

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System ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2016:1912 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Critical: firefox security update 2016-09-21 11:47:31 UTC

Description Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2016-08-01 06:46:38 UTC
Amazon software engineer Catalin Dumitru reported that the URLs of resources loaded after a navigation started (such as in an unload event handler) were leaked to the following page through the Resource Timing API. This leads to potential information disclosure. 

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Name: the Mozilla project
Upstream: Catalin Dumitru

Comment 1 errata-xmlrpc 2016-09-21 07:49:13 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

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

Via RHSA-2016:1912 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-1912.html

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