CVE-2018-5182

MEDIUM

Description

If a text string that happens to be a filename in the operating system's native format is dragged and dropped onto the addressbar the specified local file will be opened. This is contrary to policy and is what would happen if the string were the equivalent "file:" URL. 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=1435908

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-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