ID CVE-2018-5112
Summary Development Tools panels of an extension are required to load URLs for the panels as relative URLs from the extension manifest file but this requirement was not enforced in all instances. This could allow the development tools panel for the extension to load a URL that it should not be able to access, including potentially privileged pages. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 58.
References
Vulnerable Configurations
  • Mozilla Firefox 57.0.4
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:57.0.4
  • Canonical Ubuntu Linux 14.04 LTS (Long-Term Support)
    cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04:-:-:-:lts
  • Canonical Ubuntu Linux 16.04 LTS (Long-Term Support)
    cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:16.04:-:-:-:lts
  • Canonical Ubuntu Linux 17.10
    cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:17.10
CVSS
Base: 5.0
Impact:
Exploitability:
CWE CWE-284
CAPEC
  • Embedding Scripts within Scripts
    An attack of this type exploits a programs' vulnerabilities that are brought on by allowing remote hosts to execute scripts. The attacker leverages this capability to execute scripts to execute his/her own script by embedding it within other scripts that the target software is likely to execute. The attacker must have the ability to inject script into script that is likely to be executed. If this is done, then the attacker can potentially launch a variety of probes and attacks against the web server's local environment, in many cases the so-called DMZ, back end resources the web server can communicate with, and other hosts. With the proliferation of intermediaries, such as Web App Firewalls, network devices, and even printers having JVMs and Web servers, there are many locales where an attacker can inject malicious scripts. Since this attack pattern defines scripts within scripts, there are likely privileges to execute said attack on the host. Of course, these attacks are not solely limited to the server side, client side scripts like Ajax and client side JavaScript can contain malicious scripts as well. In general all that is required is for there to be sufficient privileges to execute a script, but not protected against writing.
  • Signature Spoofing by Key Theft
    An attacker obtains an authoritative or reputable signer's private signature key by theft and then uses this key to forge signatures from the original signer to mislead a victim into performing actions that benefit the attacker.
nessus via4
  • NASL family FreeBSD Local Security Checks
    NASL id FREEBSD_PKG_A891C5B43D7A4DE99C71EEF3FD698C77.NASL
    description Mozilla Foundation reports : CVE-2018-5091: Use-after-free with DTMF timers CVE-2018-5092: Use-after-free in Web Workers CVE-2018-5093: Buffer overflow in WebAssembly during Memory/Table resizing CVE-2018-5094: Buffer overflow in WebAssembly with garbage collection on uninitialized memory CVE-2018-5095: Integer overflow in Skia library during edge builder allocation CVE-2018-5097: Use-after-free when source document is manipulated during XSLT CVE-2018-5098: Use-after-free while manipulating form input elements CVE-2018-5099: Use-after-free with widget listener CVE-2018-5100: Use-after-free when IsPotentiallyScrollable arguments are freed from memory CVE-2018-5101: Use-after-free with floating first-letter style elements CVE-2018-5102: Use-after-free in HTML media elements CVE-2018-5103: Use-after-free during mouse event handling CVE-2018-5104: Use-after-free during font face manipulation CVE-2018-5105: WebExtensions can save and execute files on local file system without user prompts CVE-2018-5106: Developer Tools can expose style editor information cross-origin through service worker CVE-2018-5107: Printing process will follow symlinks for local file access CVE-2018-5108: Manually entered blob URL can be accessed by subsequent private browsing tabs CVE-2018-5109: Audio capture prompts and starts with incorrect origin attribution CVE-2018-5110: Cursor can be made invisible on OS X CVE-2018-5111: URL spoofing in addressbar through drag and drop CVE-2018-5112: Extension development tools panel can open a non-relative URL in the panel CVE-2018-5113: WebExtensions can load non-HTTPS pages with browser.identity.launchWebAuthFlow CVE-2018-5114: The old value of a cookie changed to HttpOnly remains accessible to scripts CVE-2018-5115: Background network requests can open HTTP authentication in unrelated foreground tabs CVE-2018-5116: WebExtension ActiveTab permission allows cross-origin frame content access CVE-2018-5117: URL spoofing with right-to-left text aligned left-to-right CVE-2018-5118: Activity Stream images can attempt to load local content through file : CVE-2018-5119: Reader view will load cross-origin content in violation of CORS headers CVE-2018-5121: OS X Tibetan characters render incompletely in the addressbar CVE-2018-5122: Potential integer overflow in DoCrypt CVE-2018-5090: Memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox 58 CVE-2018-5089: Memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox 58 and Firefox ESR 52.6
    last seen 2019-01-16
    modified 2018-11-23
    plugin id 106288
    published 2018-01-24
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=106288
    title FreeBSD : mozilla -- multiple vulnerabilities (a891c5b4-3d7a-4de9-9c71-eef3fd698c77)
  • NASL family Ubuntu Local Security Checks
    NASL id UBUNTU_USN-3544-1.NASL
    description Multiple security issues were discovered in Firefox. If a user were tricked in to opening a specially crafted website, an attacker could potentially exploit these to cause a denial of service via application crash, spoof the origin in audio capture prompts, trick the user in to providing HTTP credentials for another origin, spoof the addressbar contents, or execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2018-5089, CVE-2018-5090, CVE-2018-5091, CVE-2018-5092, CVE-2018-5093, CVE-2018-5094, CVE-2018-5095, CVE-2018-5097, CVE-2018-5098, CVE-2018-5099, CVE-2018-5100, CVE-2018-5101, CVE-2018-5102, CVE-2018-5103, CVE-2018-5104, CVE-2018-5109, CVE-2018-5114, CVE-2018-5115, CVE-2018-5117, CVE-2018-5122) Multiple security issues were discovered in WebExtensions. If a user were tricked in to installing a specially crafted extension, an attacker could potentially exploit these to gain additional privileges, bypass same-origin restrictions, or execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2018-5105, CVE-2018-5113, CVE-2018-5116) A security issue was discovered with the developer tools. If a user were tricked in to opening a specially crafted website with the developer tools open, an attacker could potentially exploit this to obtain sensitive information from other origins. (CVE-2018-5106) A security issue was discovered with printing. An attacker could potentially exploit this to obtain sensitive information from local files. (CVE-2018-5107) It was discovered that manually entered blob URLs could be accessed by subsequent private browsing tabs. If a user were tricked in to entering a blob URL, an attacker could potentially exploit this to obtain sensitive information from a private browsing context. (CVE-2018-5108) It was discovered that dragging certain specially formatted URLs to the addressbar could cause the wrong URL to be displayed. If a user were tricked in to opening a specially crafted website and dragging a URL to the addressbar, an attacker could potentially exploit this to spoof the addressbar contents. (CVE-2018-5111) It was discovered that WebExtension developer tools panels could open non-relative URLs. If a user were tricked in to installing a specially crafted extension and running the developer tools, an attacker could potentially exploit this to gain additional privileges. (CVE-2018-5112) It was discovered that ActivityStream images can attempt to load local content through file: URLs. If a user were tricked in to opening a specially crafted website, an attacker could potentially exploit this in combination with another vulnerability that allowed sandbox protections to be bypassed, in order to obtain sensitive information from local files. (CVE-2018-5118) It was discovered that the reader view will load cross-origin content in violation of CORS headers. An attacker could exploit this to bypass CORS restrictions. (CVE-2018-5119). Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2019-01-16
    modified 2018-12-01
    plugin id 106347
    published 2018-01-25
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=106347
    title Ubuntu 14.04 LTS / 16.04 LTS / 17.10 : firefox vulnerabilities (USN-3544-1)
  • NASL family MacOS X Local Security Checks
    NASL id MACOSX_FIREFOX_58_0.NASL
    description The version of Mozilla Firefox installed on the remote macOS or Mac OS X host is prior to 58. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities, some of which allow code execution and potentially exploitable crashes.
    last seen 2019-01-16
    modified 2018-07-14
    plugin id 106301
    published 2018-01-24
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=106301
    title Mozilla Firefox < 58 Multiple Vulnerabilities (macOS)
  • NASL family Windows
    NASL id MOZILLA_FIREFOX_58_0.NASL
    description The version of Mozilla Firefox installed on the remote Windows host is prior to 58. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities, some of which allow code execution and potentially exploitable crashes.
    last seen 2019-01-16
    modified 2018-07-16
    plugin id 106303
    published 2018-01-24
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=106303
    title Mozilla Firefox < 58 Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • NASL family Ubuntu Local Security Checks
    NASL id UBUNTU_USN-3544-2.NASL
    description USN-3544-1 fixed vulnerabilities in Firefox. The update caused a web compatibility regression and a tab crash during printing in some circumstances. This update fixes the problem. We apologize for the inconvenience. Multiple security issues were discovered in Firefox. If a user were tricked in to opening a specially crafted website, an attacker could potentially exploit these to cause a denial of service via application crash, spoof the origin in audio capture prompts, trick the user in to providing HTTP credentials for another origin, spoof the addressbar contents, or execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2018-5089, CVE-2018-5090, CVE-2018-5091, CVE-2018-5092, CVE-2018-5093, CVE-2018-5094, CVE-2018-5095, CVE-2018-5097, CVE-2018-5098, CVE-2018-5099, CVE-2018-5100, CVE-2018-5101, CVE-2018-5102, CVE-2018-5103, CVE-2018-5104, CVE-2018-5109, CVE-2018-5114, CVE-2018-5115, CVE-2018-5117, CVE-2018-5122) Multiple security issues were discovered in WebExtensions. If a user were tricked in to installing a specially crafted extension, an attacker could potentially exploit these to gain additional privileges, bypass same-origin restrictions, or execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2018-5105, CVE-2018-5113, CVE-2018-5116) A security issue was discovered with the developer tools. If a user were tricked in to opening a specially crafted website with the developer tools open, an attacker could potentially exploit this to obtain sensitive information from other origins. (CVE-2018-5106) A security issue was discovered with printing. An attacker could potentially exploit this to obtain sensitive information from local files. (CVE-2018-5107) It was discovered that manually entered blob URLs could be accessed by subsequent private browsing tabs. If a user were tricked in to entering a blob URL, an attacker could potentially exploit this to obtain sensitive information from a private browsing context. (CVE-2018-5108) It was discovered that dragging certain specially formatted URLs to the addressbar could cause the wrong URL to be displayed. If a user were tricked in to opening a specially crafted website and dragging a URL to the addressbar, an attacker could potentially exploit this to spoof the addressbar contents. (CVE-2018-5111) It was discovered that WebExtension developer tools panels could open non-relative URLs. If a user were tricked in to installing a specially crafted extension and running the developer tools, an attacker could potentially exploit this to gain additional privileges. (CVE-2018-5112) It was discovered that ActivityStream images can attempt to load local content through file: URLs. If a user were tricked in to opening a specially crafted website, an attacker could potentially exploit this in combination with another vulnerability that allowed sandbox protections to be bypassed, in order to obtain sensitive information from local files. (CVE-2018-5118) It was discovered that the reader view will load cross-origin content in violation of CORS headers. An attacker could exploit this to bypass CORS restrictions. (CVE-2018-5119). Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2019-01-16
    modified 2018-12-01
    plugin id 106790
    published 2018-02-13
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=106790
    title Ubuntu 14.04 LTS / 16.04 LTS / 17.10 : firefox regressions (USN-3544-2)
refmap via4
bid 102786
confirm
sectrack 1040270
ubuntu USN-3544-1
Last major update 11-06-2018 - 17:29
Published 11-06-2018 - 17:29
Last modified 25-06-2018 - 13:59
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