CVE-2018-5113

MEDIUM

Description

The "browser.identity.launchWebAuthFlow" function of WebExtensions is only allowed to load content over "https:" but this requirement was not properly enforced. This can potentially allow privileged pages to be loaded by the extension. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 58.

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/102786

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1040270

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1425267

https://usn.ubuntu.com/3544-1/

https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2018-02/

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2018-06-11

Updated: 2018-06-25

Type: CWE-284

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: HIGH