Vulnerability Details

Mozilla Firefox Security Updates( mfsa_2018-02_2018-03 )-Windows

Published: 2018-01-24 07:04:50
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Summary:
This host is installed with Mozilla Firefox and is prone to multiple vulnerabilities.

Detection Method:
Checks if a vulnerable version is present on the target host.

Technical Details:
Multiple flaws exists due to, - Multiple Use-after-free errors, buffer overflow errors, memory safety bugs and integer overflow errors. - WebExtensions can save and execute files on local file system without user prompts. - Developer Tools can expose style editor information cross-origin through service worker. - Printing process will follow symlinks for local file access. - Manually entered blob URL can be accessed by subsequent private browsing tabs. - Audio capture prompts and starts with incorrect origin attribution. - URL spoofing in addressbar through drag and drop. - Extension development tools panel can open a non-relative URL in the panel. - WebExtensions can load non-HTTPS pages with browser.identity.launchWebAuthFlow. - The old value of a cookie changed to HttpOnly remains accessible to scripts. - Background network requests can open HTTP authentication in unrelated foreground tabs. - WebExtension ActiveTab permission allows cross-origin frame content access. - URL spoofing with right-to-left text aligned left-to-right. - Activity Stream images can attempt to load local content through file:. - Reader view will load cross-origin content in violation of CORS headers.

Impact:
Successful exploitation of these vulnerabilities will allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on affected system or conduct a denial-of-service condition, gain escalated privileges, gain access to sensitive data, conduct phishing attacks, make use of old cookie value, get cross-origin frame content access, conduct spoofing and domain name spoofing attacks.

Affected Versions:
Mozilla Firefox version before 58 on Windows.

Recommendations:
Upgrade to Mozilla Firefox version 58 or later.

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Windows Registry

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-5091
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-5092
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-5093
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-5094
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-5095
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-5097
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-5098
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-5099
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-5100
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-5101
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-5102
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-5103
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-5104
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-5105
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-5106
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-5107
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-5108
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-5109
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-5089
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-5111
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-5112
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-5113
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-5114
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-5115
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-5116
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-5117
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-5118
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-5119
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-5122
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-5090

References:

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2018-02/
http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/all.html

Severity
High
CVSS Score
10.0
Published
2018-01-24
Modified
2018-10-25
Category
General

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