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CVE-2024-5692 Code injection

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CVE Information

Original CVE data

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On Windows 10, when using the 'Save As' functionality, an attacker could have tricked the browser into saving the file with a disallowed extension such as `.url` by including an invalid character in the extension. *Note:* This issue only affected Windows operating systems. Other operating systems are unaffected. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 127, Firefox ESR < 115.12, and Thunderbird < 115.12.

CWE:
CVSS v2-
CVSS v3-
References
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1891234
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2024-25/
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2024-26/
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2024-28/
Affected Vendors

Basic Analysis

Common vulnerability metrics

Vulnerabilty type as detected by PRIOnengine

Code injection

CVSS Scores as calculated by PRIOnengine
CVSS v25
AV:N/AC:L/AU:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
CVSS v34.3
AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N
MITRE CWE Top 25

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Exploits

No exploit code is reported to exist.

Active Exploitation

Vulnerability is not in CISA's Known Exploited Vulnerabilities (KEV) catalog. See the KEV Catalog

Social Network Activity

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Threat Actor Activity

No sightings of the vulnerability within threat reports.

Cybersecurity Frameworks

How the vulnerability maps against various cybersecurity frameworks

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Compliance Impact

How the submited vulnerability affects compliance

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Web Application Security Frameworks

Applicable if the issue likely affects a web application

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