CVE-2018-5115

MEDIUM

Description

If an HTTP authentication prompt is triggered by a background network request from a page or extension, it is displayed over the currently loaded foreground page. Although the prompt contains the real domain making the request, this can result in user confusion about the originating site of the authentication request and may cause users to mistakenly send private credential information to a third party site. 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=1409449

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-200

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