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CVE-2018-5105 Detail

Current Description

WebExtensions can bypass user prompts to first save and then open an arbitrarily downloaded file. This can result in an executable file running with local user privileges without explicit user consent. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 58.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  06/11/2018
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector: AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 5.9
Exploitability Score: 1.8


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

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.2 HIGH
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/102786 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1040270 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1390882 Issue Tracking Permissions Required
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3544-1/ Third Party Advisory
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2018-02/ Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)

Change History

2 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-5105
NVD Published Date:
06/11/2018
NVD Last Modified:
06/25/2018