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CVE-2017-5458

Published: 20 April 2017

When a "javascript:" URL is drag and dropped by a user into the addressbar, the URL will be processed and executed. This allows for users to be socially engineered to execute an XSS attack on themselves. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 53.

Priority

Low

CVSS 3 base score: 6.1

Status

Package Release Status
firefox
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
precise Does not exist
(precise was ignored)
trusty Does not exist
(trusty was released [53.0+build6-0ubuntu0.14.04.1])
upstream
Released (53.0)
xenial
Released (53.0+build6-0ubuntu0.16.04.1)
yakkety
Released (53.0+build6-0ubuntu0.16.10.1)
zesty
Released (53.0+build6-0ubuntu0.17.04.1)
thunderbird
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
precise Does not exist
(precise was needs-triage)
trusty Does not exist
(trusty was not-affected)
upstream Not vulnerable

xenial Not vulnerable

yakkety Not vulnerable

zesty Not vulnerable