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CVE-2018-18495 Detail

Current Description

WebExtension content scripts can be loaded into about: pages in some circumstances, in violation of the permissions granted to extensions. This could allow an extension to interfere with the loading and usage of these pages and use capabilities that were intended to be restricted from extensions. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 64.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 6.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/106167 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1427585 Issue Tracking Permissions Required Vendor Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3844-1/ Third Party Advisory
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2018-29/ Vendor Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-275 Permission Issues NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox
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Up to (excluding)
64.0

Configuration 2 ( 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-2018-18495
NVD Published Date:
02/28/2019
NVD Last Modified:
03/01/2019