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Improper Input Validation

CVE-2017-7762

Severity High
Score 7.5/10

Summary

When entered directly, Reader Mode did not strip the username and password section of URLs displayed in the addressbar. This can be used for spoofing the domain of the current page. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 54.

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
  • HIGH
  • UNCHANGED
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • NONE

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.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published