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CVE-2018-5158 Detail

Current Description

The PDF viewer does not sufficiently sanitize PostScript calculator functions, allowing malicious JavaScript to be injected through a crafted PDF file. This JavaScript can then be run with the permissions of the PDF viewer by its worker. This vulnerability affects Firefox ESR < 52.8 and Firefox < 60.

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: 6.8 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/104136 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1040896 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:1414 Third Party Advisory
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:1415 Third Party Advisory
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1452075 Issue Tracking Vendor Advisory
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/05/msg00007.html Third Party Advisory
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201810-01
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3645-1/ Third Party Advisory
https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4199 Third Party Advisory
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2018-11/ Vendor Advisory
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2018-12/ Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-5158
NVD Published Date:
06/11/2018
NVD Last Modified:
10/20/2018