Bug 1753448 (CVE-2019-11754) - CVE-2019-11754 Mozilla: Pointer Lock is enabled with no user notification
Summary: CVE-2019-11754 Mozilla: Pointer Lock is enabled with no user notification
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Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Alias: CVE-2019-11754
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
medium
medium
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Blocks: 1753447
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2019-09-19 00:58 UTC by Doran Moppert
Modified: 2021-02-16 21:22 UTC (History)
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Fixed In Version: firefox 69.0.1
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Last Closed: 2019-09-19 06:45:38 UTC


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Description Doran Moppert 2019-09-19 00:58:26 UTC
When the pointer lock is enabled by a website though `requestPointerLock()`, no user notification is given. This could allow a malicious website to hijack the mouse pointer and confuse users.



External Reference:

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2019-31/#CVE-2019-11754

Comment 1 Doran Moppert 2019-09-19 00:58:28 UTC
Acknowledgments:

Name: the Mozilla project
Upstream: Johann Hofmann

Comment 2 Product Security DevOps Team 2019-09-19 06:45:38 UTC
This bug is now closed. Further updates for individual products will be reflected on the CVE page(s):

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2019-11754


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