Bug 1693626 (CVE-2018-12401) - CVE-2018-12401 firefox: special resource URI parsing leading to denial of service
Summary: CVE-2018-12401 firefox: special resource URI parsing leading to denial of ser...
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Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Alias: CVE-2018-12401
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Blocks: 1692382
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Reported: 2019-03-28 11:25 UTC by msiddiqu
Modified: 2021-02-26 05:51 UTC (History)
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Fixed In Version: firefox 63
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Last Closed: 2019-04-01 02:15:12 UTC


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Description msiddiqu 2019-03-28 11:25:04 UTC
Some special resource URIs will cause a non-exploitable crash if loaded with optional parameters following a '?' in the parsed string. This could lead to denial of service (DOS) attacks. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 63.

References:

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1422456

External References:

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2018-26/#CVE-2018-12401


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