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CVE-2018-12402 Detail

Current Description

The internal WebBrowserPersist code does not use correct origin context for a resource being saved. This manifests when sub-resources are loaded as part of "Save Page As..." functionality. For example, a malicious page could recover a visitor's Windows username and NTLM hash by including resources otherwise unreachable to the malicious page, if they can convince the visitor to save the complete web page. Similarly, SameSite cookies are sent on cross-origin requests when the "Save Page As..." menu item is selected to save a page, which can result in saving the wrong version of resources based on those cookies. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 63.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.5 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 2.8


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

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/105721 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1041944 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1447087 Issue Tracking Permissions Required Vendor Advisory
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1469916 Issue Tracking Permissions Required Vendor Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3801-1/ Third Party Advisory
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2018-26/ Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Access Control (CWE-284)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (excluding)
63.0

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:16.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:18.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:18.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-12402
NVD Published Date:
02/28/2019
NVD Last Modified:
03/01/2019