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CVE-2018-5112 Detail

Current Description

Development Tools panels of an extension are required to load URLs for the panels as relative URLs from the extension manifest file but this requirement was not enforced in all instances. This could allow the development tools panel for the extension to load a URL that it should not be able to access, including potentially privileged pages. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 58.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N

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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=1425224 Issue Tracking Permissions Required
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3544-1/ Third Party Advisory
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2018-02/ Vendor Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-552 Files or Directories Accessible to External Parties NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
57.0.4

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:17.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-5112
NVD Published Date:
06/11/2018
NVD Last Modified:
10/02/2019