CVE-2019-17019

Current Description

When Python was installed on Windows, a python file being served with the MIME type of text/plain could be executed by Python instead of being opened as a text file when the Open option was selected upon download. *Note: this issue only occurs on Windows. Other operating systems are unaffected.*. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 72.

Basic Data

PublishedJanuary 08, 2020
Last ModifiedJanuary 13, 2020
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Data TypeCVE
Data FormatMITRE
Data Version4.0
Problem TypeCWE-20
CVE Data Version4.0

Base Metric V2

CVSS 2 - Version2.0
CVSS 2 - Vector StringAV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
CVSS 2 - Access VectorNETWORK
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityMEDIUM
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Base Score6.8
SeverityMEDIUM
Exploitability Score8.6
Impact Score6.4
Obtain All Privilegefalse
Obtain User Privilegefalse
Obtain Other Privilegefalse

Base Metric V3

No data provided.

Configurations

  • AND
    • OR - Configuration 1
      Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
      2.3ApplicationMozillaFirefox********72.0
    • OR Running on/with:
      Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
      2.3OSMicrosoftWindows-*******

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Mozilla Firefox *

References

NameSourceURLTags
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1568003MISChttps://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1568003Permissions Required Vendor Advisory
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2020-01/CONFIRMhttps://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2020-01/