CVE-2017-7840

Published: 15 November 2017

JavaScript can be injected into an exported bookmarks file by placing JavaScript code into user-supplied tags in saved bookmarks. If the resulting exported HTML file is later opened in a browser this JavaScript will be executed. This could be used in social engineering and self-cross-site-scripting (self-XSS) attacks if users were convinced to add malicious tags to bookmarks, export them, and then open the resulting file. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 57.

Priority

Low

CVSS 3 base score: 6.1

Status

Package Release Status
firefox
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (57.0)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Released (57.0.1+build2-0ubuntu1)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus)
Released (57.0+build4-0ubuntu0.16.04.5)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist
(trusty was released [57.0+build4-0ubuntu0.14.04.4])