CVE-2023-6209

CVSS 3.1 Score 6.5 of 10 (medium)

Details

Published Nov 21, 2023
Updated: Nov 30, 2023
CWE ID 22

Summary

CVE-2023-6209 is a vulnerability that affects Firefox versions below 120, Firefox ESR versions below 115.5.0, and Thunderbird versions below 115.5. This vulnerability allows for path traversal attacks by exploiting the incorrect parsing of relative URLs starting with three slashes. By using a "/../" part in the path, an attacker can override the specified host and potentially gain unauthorized access to restricted directories. The vulnerability has a base severity of MEDIUM with a base score of 6.5, and it requires user interaction for exploitation. The impact score is 3.6, indicating high confidentiality impact. Remediation can be achieved by updating affected products to the latest versions that include the necessary security patches.

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