Bug 1395100 (CVE-2016-9071) - CVE-2016-9071 Mozilla: Probe browser history via HSTS/301 redirect + CSP (MFSA 2016-89)
Summary: CVE-2016-9071 Mozilla: Probe browser history via HSTS/301 redirect + CSP (MFS...
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Alias: CVE-2016-9071
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
QA Contact:
URL:
Whiteboard: impact=moderate,public=20161115,repor...
Keywords: Security
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Blocks: 1392803
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2016-11-15 06:59 UTC by Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala
Modified: 2019-06-08 21:34 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2016-11-18 14:52:48 UTC


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Description Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2016-11-15 06:59:32 UTC
Content Security Policy combined with HTTP to HTTPS redirection can be used by malicious server to verify whether a known site is within a user's browser history.

External Reference:

https://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2016/mfsa2016-89.html


Acknowledgements:

Name: the Mozilla project
Upstream: Xiaoyin Liu

Statement:

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


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