Bug 1829343 (CVE-2020-6809) - CVE-2020-6809 Mozilla: Web Extensions with the all-urls permission could access local files
Summary: CVE-2020-6809 Mozilla: Web Extensions with the all-urls permission could acce...
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Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Alias: CVE-2020-6809
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: 1829324
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Reported: 2020-04-29 12:18 UTC by msiddiqu
Modified: 2021-02-16 20:10 UTC (History)
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Fixed In Version: firefox 74
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Last Closed: 2020-04-29 16:32:04 UTC


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Description msiddiqu 2020-04-29 12:18:10 UTC
When a Web Extension had the all-urls permission and made a fetch request with a mode set to 'same-origin', it was possible for the Web Extension to read local files.



External Reference:

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2020-08/#CVE-2020-6809

Comment 1 msiddiqu 2020-04-29 12:18:15 UTC
Acknowledgments:

Name: the Mozilla project
Upstream: Jan Biniok

Comment 2 Product Security DevOps Team 2020-04-29 16:32:04 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-2020-6809


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