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CVE-2018-12397 Detail

Current Description

A WebExtension can request access to local files without the warning prompt stating that the extension will "Access your data for all websites" being displayed to the user. This allows extensions to run content scripts in local pages without permission warnings when a local file is opened. This vulnerability affects Firefox ESR < 60.3 and Firefox < 63.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 7.1 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:N

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/105718 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1041944 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3005 Third Party Advisory
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3006 Third Party Advisory
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1487478 Issue Tracking Permissions Required Vendor Advisory
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/11/msg00008.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201811-04 Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3801-1/ Third Party Advisory
https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4324 Third Party Advisory
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2018-26/ Vendor Advisory
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2018-27/ Vendor Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-200 Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox
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Up to (excluding)
63.0
 cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox_esr
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Up to (excluding)
60.3.0

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux_desktop:6.0
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 cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux_desktop:7.0
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 cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server:6.0
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 cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server:7.0
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 cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server_eus:7.5
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 cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux_workstation:6.0
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 cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux_workstation:7.0
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Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:8.0
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 cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:9.0
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Configuration 4 ( hide )
 cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04::~~lts~~~
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 cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:16.04::~~lts~~~
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 cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:18.04::~~lts~~~
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 cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:18.10
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-12397
NVD Published Date:
02/28/2019
NVD Last Modified:
03/01/2019