CVE-2019-11717

NameCVE-2019-11717
DescriptionA 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.
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)
ReferencesDLA-1869-1, DLA-1870-1, DSA-4479-1, DSA-4482-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
firefox (PTS)sid68.0.2-1fixed
firefox-esr (PTS)jessie52.8.1esr-1~deb8u1vulnerable
jessie (security)60.8.0esr-1~deb8u1fixed
stretch60.6.1esr-1~deb9u1vulnerable
stretch (security)60.8.0esr-1~deb9u1fixed
buster60.7.2esr-1vulnerable
buster (security)60.8.0esr-1~deb10u1fixed
bullseye, sid60.8.0esr-1fixed
thunderbird (PTS)jessie1:52.8.0-1~deb8u1vulnerable
jessie (security)1:60.8.0-1~deb8u1fixed
stretch1:60.6.1-1~deb9u1vulnerable
stretch (security)1:60.8.0-1~deb9u1fixed
buster1:60.7.2-1vulnerable
buster (security)1:60.8.0-1~deb10u1fixed
bullseye, sid1:60.8.0-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
firefoxsource(unstable)68.0-1medium
firefox-esrsource(unstable)60.8.0esr-1medium
firefox-esrsourcebuster60.8.0esr-1~deb10u1mediumDSA-4479-1
firefox-esrsourcejessie60.8.0esr-1~deb8u1mediumDLA-1869-1
firefox-esrsourcestretch60.8.0esr-1~deb9u1mediumDSA-4479-1
thunderbirdsource(unstable)1:60.8.0-1medium
thunderbirdsourcebuster1:60.8.0-1~deb10u1mediumDSA-4482-1
thunderbirdsourcejessie1:60.8.0-1~deb8u1mediumDLA-1870-1
thunderbirdsourcestretch1:60.8.0-1~deb9u1mediumDSA-4482-1

Notes

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2019-21/#CVE-2019-11717
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2019-22/#CVE-2019-11717
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2019-23/#CVE-2019-11717

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