XSS attack through intents on Firefox for Android
- November 3, 2015
- Muneaki Nishimura
- Fixed in
- Firefox 42
Security researcher Muneaki Nishimura reported that on Firefox for Android that it is possible to create a cross-site script (XSS) attack through the use of Android intents and fallback navigation. This issue is caused by improper sterilization of opened addresses sent to Firefox through intents.
This issue only affects Firefox for Android. Firefox on other operating systems is not affected.