Vulnerability Details : CVE-2019-11708

Insufficient vetting of parameters passed with the Prompt:Open IPC message between child and parent processes can result in the non-sandboxed parent process opening web content chosen by a compromised child process. When combined with additional vulnerabilities this could result in executing arbitrary code on the user's computer. This vulnerability affects Firefox ESR < 60.7.2, Firefox < 67.0.4, and Thunderbird < 60.7.2.
Vulnerability category: Input validation
Published 2019-07-23 14:15:15
Updated 2019-08-15 18:15:17
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CVE-2019-11708 is in the CISA Known Exploited Vulnerabilities Catalog
CISA vulnerability name:
Mozilla Firefox and Thunderbird Sandbox Escape Vulnerability
CISA required action:
Apply updates per vendor instructions.
CISA description:
Mozilla Firefox and Thunderbird contain a sandbox escape vulnerability that could result in remote code execution.
Added on 2022-05-23 Action due date 2022-06-13

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2019-11708

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 0.82%

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 80 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

CVSS scores for CVE-2019-11708

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CWE ids for CVE-2019-11708

  • 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.
    Assigned by: [email protected] (Primary)

References for CVE-2019-11708

Products affected by CVE-2019-11708

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