CVE-2017-7821

Published: 02 October 2017

A vulnerability where WebExtensions can download and attempt to open a file of some non-executable file types. This can be triggered without specific user interaction for the file download and open actions. This could be used to trigger known vulnerabilities in the programs that handle those document types. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 56.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 9.8

Status

Package Release Status
firefox
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (56.0)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Released (56.0+build6-0ubuntu1)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus)
Released (56.0+build6-0ubuntu0.16.04.1)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist
(trusty was released [56.0+build6-0ubuntu0.14.04.1])