CVE-2017-7843

CVE Details

Release Date:2018-06-11

Description


When Private Browsing mode is used, it is possible for a web worker towrite persistent data to IndexedDB and fingerprint a user uniquely. IndexedDB should not be available in Private Browsing mode and this stored data will persist across multiple private browsing mode sessions because it is not cleared when exiting. This vulnerability affects Firefox ESR < 52.5.2 and Firefox < 57.0.1.

See more information about CVE-2017-7843 from MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD


CVSS v2 metrics


NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score:5 Base Metrics:AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector: Network Confidentiality Impact: Partial
Access Impact: Low Integrity Impact: None
Authentication: None required Availability Impact: None

Errata information


PlatformErrataRelease Date
Oracle Linux version 6 (firefox)ELSA-2017-33822017-12-05
Oracle Linux version 7 (firefox)ELSA-2017-33822017-12-05



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