Vulnerability Details

Mozilla Firefox Security Update(mfsa_2019-31_2019-31)-Mac OS X

Published: 2019-09-19 10:03:23
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Summary:
This host is installed with Mozilla Firefox and is prone to hijacking vulnerability.

Detection Method:
Checks if a vulnerable version is present on the target host.

Technical Details:
The flaw is due to not giving any user notification when the pointer lock is enabled by a website though 'requestPointerLock' function.

Impact:
Successful exploitation allow attackers to hijack the mouse pointer and confuse users.

Affected Versions:
Mozilla Firefox version before 69.0.1 on Mac OS X.

Recommendations:
Upgrade to Mozilla Firefox version 69.0.1 or later. Please see the references for more information.

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Executable

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-11754

References:

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2019-31
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/new/

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Severity
High
CVSS Score
10.0

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