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CVE-2018-5165 Detail

Current Description

In 32-bit versions of Firefox, the Adobe Flash plugin setting for "Enable Adobe Flash protected mode" is unchecked by default even though the Adobe Flash sandbox is actually enabled. The displayed state is the reverse of the true setting, resulting in user confusion. This could cause users to select this setting intending to activate it and inadvertently turn protections off. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 60.

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

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.3 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 1.4
Exploitability Score: 3.9


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

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Insufficient_Info
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized modification

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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=1451452 Issue Tracking Permissions Required Vendor Advisory
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2018-11/ Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-5165
NVD Published Date:
06/11/2018
NVD Last Modified:
08/03/2018