National Vulnerability Database

National Vulnerability Database

National Vulnerability
Database

CVE-2017-5389 Detail

Current Description

WebExtensions could use the "mozAddonManager" API by modifying the CSP headers on sites with the appropriate permissions and then using host requests to redirect script loads to a malicious site. This allows a malicious extension to then install additional extensions without explicit user permission. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 51.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  06/11/2018
View Analysis Description

Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.1 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 2.7
Exploitability Score: 2.8


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): Required
Scope (S): Changed
Confidentiality (C): Low
Integrity (I): Low
Availability (A): None

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.8 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 4.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

By selecting these links, you will be leaving NIST webspace. We have provided these links to other web sites because they may have information that would be of interest to you. No inferences should be drawn on account of other sites being referenced, or not, from this page. There may be other web sites that are more appropriate for your purpose. NIST does not necessarily endorse the views expressed, or concur with the facts presented on these sites. Further, NIST does not endorse any commercial products that may be mentioned on these sites. Please address comments about this page to nvd@nist.gov.

Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/95763 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037693 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1308688 Exploit Issue Tracking Patch Vendor Advisory
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2017-01/ Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • URL Redirection to Untrusted Site ('Open Redirect') (CWE-601)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions up to (excluding) 51.0

Denotes Vulnerable Software
Are we missing a CPE here? Please let us know.

Change History

2 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-5389
NVD Published Date:
06/11/2018
NVD Last Modified:
08/07/2018