Attacker Value
Unknown
(1 user assessed)
Exploitability
Unknown
(1 user assessed)
User Interaction
None
Privileges Required
None
Attack Vector
Network
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CVE-2019-11708

Disclosure Date: July 23, 2019
Exploited in the Wild
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Description

Insufficient vetting of parameters passed with the Prompt:Open IPC message between child and parent processes can result in the non-sandboxed parent process opening web content chosen by a compromised child process. When combined with additional vulnerabilities this could result in executing arbitrary code on the user’s computer. This vulnerability affects Firefox ESR < 60.7.2, Firefox < 67.0.4, and Thunderbird < 60.7.2.

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Technical Analysis

Reported as exploited in the wild as part of Google’s 2020 0day vulnerability spreadsheet they made available at https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1lkNJ0uQwbeC1ZTRrxdtuPLCIl7mlUreoKfSIgajnSyY/edit#gid=1869060786. Original tweet announcing this spreadsheet with the 2020 findings can be found at https://twitter.com/maddiestone/status/1329837665378725888

CVSS V3 Severity and Metrics
Base Score:
10.0 Critical
Impact Score:
6
Exploitability Score:
3.9
Vector:
CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H
Attack Vector (AV):
Network
Attack Complexity (AC):
Low
Privileges Required (PR):
None
User Interaction (UI):
None
Scope (S):
Changed
Confidentiality (C):
High
Integrity (I):
High
Availability (A):
High

General Information

Vendors

  • Mozilla

Products

  • Firefox ESR,
  • Firefox,
  • Thunderbird

Exploited in the Wild

Reported by:
Technical Analysis