CVE-2018-5172 Detail

Current Description

The Live Bookmarks page and the PDF viewer can run injected script content if a user pastes script from the clipboard into them while viewing RSS feeds or PDF files. This could allow a malicious site to socially engineer a user to copy and paste malicious script content that could then run with the context of either page but does not allow for privilege escalation. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 60.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  4.3 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:L/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=1436482 Issue Tracking  Permissions Required  Vendor 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-79 Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting') cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-5172
NVD Published Date:
06/11/2018
NVD Last Modified:
08/24/2020
Source:
Mozilla Corporation