Bug 1831946 (CVE-2020-12393) - CVE-2020-12393 Mozilla: Devtools' 'Copy as cURL' feature did not fully escape website-controlled data, potentially leading to command injection
Summary: CVE-2020-12393 Mozilla: Devtools' 'Copy as cURL' feature did not fully escape...
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Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Alias: CVE-2020-12393
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: 1828970
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2020-05-06 01:28 UTC by Doran Moppert
Modified: 2021-02-16 20:06 UTC (History)
5 users (show)

Fixed In Version: firefox 68.8
Doc Type: No Doc Update
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The Mozilla Foundation Security Advisory describes this flaw as The 'Copy as cURL' feature of Devtools' network tab did not properly escape the HTTP method of a request, which can be controlled by the website. If a user used the 'Copy as cURL' feature and pasted the command into a terminal, it could have resulted in command injection and arbitrary command execution.
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Last Closed: 2020-05-06 04:31:52 UTC


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Description Doran Moppert 2020-05-06 01:28:00 UTC
The 'Copy as cURL' feature of Devtools' network tab did not properly escape the HTTP method of a request, which can be controlled by the website. If a user used the 'Copy as cURL' feature and pasted the command into a terminal, it could have resulted in command injection and arbitrary command execution.

*Note: this issue only affects Firefox on Windows operating systems.*



External Reference:

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2020-17/#CVE-2020-12393

Comment 1 Doran Moppert 2020-05-06 01:28:03 UTC
Acknowledgments:

Name: the Mozilla project
Upstream: David Yesland

Comment 2 Doran Moppert 2020-05-06 01:29:44 UTC
Statement:

This issue only affects Firefox on Windows operating systems.  Firefox on Linux is not affected.

Comment 3 Product Security DevOps Team 2020-05-06 04:31:52 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-2020-12393


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