CVE-2018-18496

high
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Description

When the RSS Feed preview about:feeds page is framed within another page, it can be used in concert with scripted content for a clickjacking attack that confuses users into downloading and executing an executable file from a temporary directory. *Note: This issue only affects Windows operating systems. Other operating systems are not affected.*. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 64.

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/106167

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1422231

https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2018-29/

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2019-02-28

Updated: 2020-08-24

Type: CWE-1021

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 6.8

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3

Base Score: 8.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 2.8

Severity: HIGH

Tenable Plugins

View all (5 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
122192Mozilla Firefox < 64.0NessusMacOS X Local Security Checks
critical
700411Mozilla Firefox < 64 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessus Network MonitorWeb Clients
critical
119636FreeBSD : mozilla -- multiple vulnerabilities (d10b49b2-8d02-49e8-afde-0844626317af)NessusFreeBSD Local Security Checks
critical
119604Mozilla Firefox < 64.0 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessusWindows
critical
119603Mozilla Firefox < 64.0 Multiple Vulnerabilities (macOS) (deprecated)NessusMacOS X Local Security Checks
critical