CVSS 3.1 Score 3.1 of 10 (low)


Published Sep 11, 2023
Updated: Jan 7, 2024


CVE-2023-4579 is a vulnerability that affects Firefox versions before 117. It allows search queries in the default search engine to appear as the currently navigated URL if the search query itself is a well-formed URL. This vulnerability could be exploited by malicious actors to spoof websites if they have been set as the default search engine. The risk score of this vulnerability is 10, indicating a high level of danger. To remediate this vulnerability, users should update their Firefox browser to version 117 or later. The impact of this vulnerability is rated as low, with no confidentiality impact and low integrity impact. User interaction is required for exploitation, and it can be exploited through a network attack vector.

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