CVE-2018-5173

MEDIUM

Description

The filename appearing in the "Downloads" panel improperly renders some Unicode characters, allowing for the file name to be spoofed. This can be used to obscure the file extension of potentially executable files from user view in the panel. Note: the dialog to open the file will show the full, correct filename and whether it is executable or not. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 60.

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/104139

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1040896

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1438025

https://usn.ubuntu.com/3645-1/

https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2018-11/

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2018-06-11

Updated: 2018-08-03

Type: CWE-20

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

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

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.3

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

Impact Score: 1.4

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: MEDIUM