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CVE-2018-5182

Published: 11 May 2018

If a text string that happens to be a filename in the operating system's native format is dragged and dropped onto the addressbar the specified local file will be opened. This is contrary to policy and is what would happen if the string were the equivalent "file:" URL. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 60.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 7.5

Status

Package Release Status
firefox
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
artful
Released (60.0+build2-0ubuntu0.17.10.1)
bionic
Released (60.0+build2-0ubuntu1)
precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was released [60.0+build2-0ubuntu0.14.04.1])
upstream
Released (60.0)
xenial
Released (60.0+build2-0ubuntu0.16.04.1)