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CVE-2015-4498 Detail

Current Description

The add-on installation feature in Mozilla Firefox before 40.0.3 and Firefox ESR 38.x before 38.2.1 allows remote attackers to bypass an intended user-confirmation requirement by constructing a crafted data: URL and triggering navigation to an arbitrary http: or https: URL at a certain early point in the installation process.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-09/msg00013.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-11/msg00025.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2015-09/msg00000.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-1693.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3345
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2015/mfsa2015-95.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/bulletinapr2016-2952098.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/76505
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1033396
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2723-1
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1042699

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-254 7PK - Security Features NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
40.0.2
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox_esr:38.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox_esr:38.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox_esr:38.0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox_esr:38.1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox_esr:38.2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-4498
NVD Published Date:
08/29/2015
NVD Last Modified:
12/21/2016