Bug 1396545 (CVE-2016-9073) - CVE-2016-9073 firefox: windows.create schema doesn't specify "format": "relativeUrl"
Summary: CVE-2016-9073 firefox: windows.create schema doesn't specify "format": "relat...
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Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Alias: CVE-2016-9073
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Blocks: 1392803
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2016-11-18 15:33 UTC by Adam Mariš
Modified: 2019-06-08 21:35 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

Fixed In Version: firefox 50
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Last Closed: 2016-11-24 05:23:39 UTC


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Description Adam Mariš 2016-11-18 15:33:15 UTC
WebExtensions can bypass security checks to load privileged URLs and potentially escape the WebExtension sandbox.

External References:

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2016-89/#CVE-2016-9073

Comment 1 Adam Mariš 2016-11-18 15:33:27 UTC
Acknowledgments:

Name: the Mozilla project
Upstream: Will Bamberg

Comment 2 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2016-11-24 05:23:39 UTC
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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