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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2019-11717

A vulnerability exists where the caret ("^") character is improperly escaped constructing some URIs due to it being used as a separator, allowing for possible spoofing of origin attributes. This vulnerability affects Firefox ESR < 60.8, Firefox < 68, and Thunderbird < 60.8.
Publish Date : 2019-07-23 Last Update Date : 2020-08-24
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID 116

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
RHSA-2019:1763: firefox security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20191763 unix
RHSA-2019:1764: firefox security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20191764 unix
RHSA-2019:1765: firefox security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20191765 unix
RHSA-2019:1775: thunderbird security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20191775 unix
RHSA-2019:1777: thunderbird security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20191777 unix
RHSA-2019:1799: thunderbird security and bug fix update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20191799 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2019-11717

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Mozilla Firefox * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Mozilla Firefox Esr * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Mozilla Thunderbird * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Mozilla Firefox 1
Mozilla Firefox Esr 1
Mozilla Thunderbird 1

- References For CVE-2019-11717
GENTOO GLSA-201908-12
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2019:2249
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2019:1990
GENTOO GLSA-201908-20
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2019:1811
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2019:1813
MLIST [debian-lts-announce] 20190802 [SECURITY] [DLA 1869-1] firefox-esr security update
MLIST [debian-lts-announce] 20190802 [SECURITY] [DLA 1870-1] thunderbird security update
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2019:2248

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2019-11717

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit for more information)

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