Mozilla Firefox before 48.0 and Firefox ESR 45.x before 45.3 allow user-assisted remote attackers to bypass the Same Origin Policy, and conduct Universal XSS (UXSS) attacks or read arbitrary files, by arranging for the presence of a crafted HTML document and a crafted shortcut file in the same local directory.
Published 2016-08-05 01:59:21
Updated 2019-12-27 16:08:56
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Vulnerability category: Cross site scripting (XSS)Information leak

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2016-5265

0.15%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 50 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2016-5265

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
4.0
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N
4.9
4.9
NIST
5.5
MEDIUM CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:N/A:N
1.0
4.0
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2016-5265

References for CVE-2016-5265

Products affected by CVE-2016-5265

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