CVE-2018-5176

MEDIUM

Description

The JSON Viewer displays clickable hyperlinks for strings that are parseable as URLs, including "javascript:" links. If a JSON file contains malicious JavaScript script embedded as "javascript:" links, users may be tricked into clicking and running this code in the context of the JSON Viewer. This can allow for the theft of cookies and authorization tokens which are accessible to that context. 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=1442840

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: 4.3

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

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 6.1

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

Impact Score: 2.7

Exploitability Score: 2.8

Severity: MEDIUM