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Improper Input Validation


Severity High
Score 7.5/10


If a malicious site uses the "view-source:" protocol in a series within a single hyperlink, it can trigger a non-exploitable browser crash when the hyperlink is selected. This was fixed by no longer making "view-source:" linkable. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 52 and Thunderbird < 52.

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CWE-20 - Improper Input Validation

The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly.


Advisory Timeline

  • Published