CVE-2018-5117 Detail

Current Description

If right-to-left text is used in the addressbar with left-to-right alignment, it is possible in some circumstances to scroll this text to spoof the displayed URL. This issue could result in the wrong URL being displayed as a location, which can mislead users to believe they are on a different site than the one loaded. This vulnerability affects Thunderbird < 52.6, Firefox ESR < 52.6, and Firefox < 58.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  5.3 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N


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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/102783 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1040270 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:0122 Third Party Advisory 
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:0262 Third Party Advisory 
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1395508 Issue Tracking  Patch  Vendor Advisory 
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/01/msg00030.html Third Party Advisory 
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/01/msg00036.html Third Party Advisory 
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3544-1/ Third Party Advisory 
https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4096 Third Party Advisory 
https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4102 Third Party Advisory 
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2018-02/ Vendor Advisory 
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2018-03/ Vendor Advisory 
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2018-04/ Vendor Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
NVD-CWE-noinfo Insufficient Information cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-5117
NVD Published Date:
06/11/2018
NVD Last Modified:
10/02/2019
Source:
MITRE