CVE-2018-5152 Detail

Current Description

WebExtensions with the appropriate permissions can attach content scripts to Mozilla sites such as accounts.firefox.com and listen to network traffic to the site through the "webRequest" API. For example, this allows for the interception of username and an encrypted password during login to Firefox Accounts. This issue does not expose synchronization traffic directly and is limited to the process of user login to the website and the data displayed to the user once logged in. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 60.


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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/104139 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1040896 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1415644 Issue Tracking  Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1427289 Issue Tracking  Permissions Required  Third Party Advisory 
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3645-1/ Third Party Advisory 
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2018-11/ Vendor Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-327 Use of a Broken or Risky Cryptographic Algorithm cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-5152
NVD Published Date:
06/11/2018
NVD Last Modified:
10/02/2019
Source:
Mozilla Corporation