CVE-2016-5291

Published: 16 November 2016

A same-origin policy bypass with local shortcut files to load arbitrary local content from disk. This vulnerability affects Thunderbird < 45.5, Firefox ESR < 45.5, and Firefox < 50.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 5.5

Status

Package Release Status
firefox
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (50.0)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus)
Released (50.0+build2-0ubuntu0.16.04.2)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist
(trusty was released [50.0+build2-0ubuntu0.14.04.2])
thunderbird
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (45.5.0)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus)
Released (1:45.5.1+build1-0ubuntu0.16.04.1)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist
(trusty was released [1:45.5.1+build1-0ubuntu0.14.04.1])