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Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor

CVE-2017-7831

Severity Medium
Score 5.3/10

Summary

A vulnerability where the security wrapper does not deny access to some exposed properties using the deprecated "_exposedProps_" mechanism on proxy objects. These properties should be explicitly unavailable to proxy objects. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 57.

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

CWE-200 - Information Exposure

An information exposure vulnerability is categorized as an information flow (IF) weakness, which can potentially allow unauthorized access to otherwise classified information in the application, such as confidential personal information (demographics, financials, health records, etc.), business secrets, and the application's internal environment.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published