CVE-2017-7842

NameCVE-2017-7842
DescriptionIf a document's Referrer Policy attribute is set to "no-referrer" sometimes two network requests are made for "<link>" elements instead of one. One of these requests includes the referrer instead of respecting the set policy to not include a referrer on requests. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 57.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
firefox (PTS)sid72.0.2-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
firefoxsource(unstable)57.0-1

Notes

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2017-24/#CVE-2017-7842

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