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CVE-2018-12368 Detail

Current Description

Windows 10 does not warn users before opening executable files with the SettingContent-ms extension even when they have been downloaded from the internet and have the "Mark of the Web." Without the warning, unsuspecting users unfamiliar with this new file type might run an unwanted executable. This also allows a WebExtension with the limited downloads.open permission to execute arbitrary code without user interaction on Windows 10 systems. *Note: this issue only affects Windows operating systems. Other operating systems are unaffected.*. This vulnerability affects Thunderbird < 60, Thunderbird < 52.9, Firefox ESR < 60.1, Firefox ESR < 52.9, and Firefox < 61.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 8.1 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/104560 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1041193 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1468217 Issue Tracking Permissions Required Vendor Advisory
https://posts.specterops.io/the-tale-of-settingcontent-ms-files-f1ea253e4d39 Exploit Third Party Advisory
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201810-01 Third Party Advisory
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2018-15/ Vendor Advisory
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2018-16/ Vendor Advisory
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2018-17/ Vendor Advisory
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2018-18/ Vendor Advisory
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2018-19/ Vendor Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
NVD-CWE-noinfo Insufficient Information NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (excluding)
61.0
 cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox_esr
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (excluding)
52.9
 cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox_esr
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
53.0
Up to (excluding)
60.1.0
 cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (excluding)
52.9
Running on/with
 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_10
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-12368
NVD Published Date:
10/18/2018
NVD Last Modified:
10/02/2019