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CVE-2022-45415

Published: 16 November 2022

When downloading an HTML file, if the title of the page was formatted as a filename with a malicious extension, Firefox may have saved the file with that extension, leading to possible system compromise if the downloaded file was later ran. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 107.

Notes

AuthorNote
tyhicks
mozjs contains a copy of the SpiderMonkey JavaScript engine
mdeslaur
starting with Ubuntu 22.04, the firefox package is just a script
that installs the Firefox snap

Priority

Medium

Cvss 3 Severity Score

7.8

Score breakdown

Status

Package Release Status
firefox
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Not vulnerable
(107.0+build2-0ubuntu0.18.04.1)
focal Not vulnerable

jammy Not vulnerable

kinetic Not vulnerable

lunar Not vulnerable

mantic Not vulnerable

trusty Ignored
(end of standard support)
upstream
Released (107.0-1)
xenial Ignored
(end of standard support)
mozjs38
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Needs triage

focal Does not exist

jammy Does not exist

kinetic Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream Needs triage

xenial Does not exist

mozjs52
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Needs triage

focal Needs triage

jammy Does not exist

kinetic Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream Needs triage

xenial Does not exist

mozjs68
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Does not exist

focal Needs triage

jammy Does not exist

kinetic Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream Needs triage

xenial Does not exist

mozjs78
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Does not exist

focal Does not exist

jammy Needs triage

kinetic Ignored
(end of life, was needs-triage)
lunar Ignored
(end of life, was needs-triage)
mantic Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream Needs triage

xenial Does not exist

mozjs91
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Does not exist

focal Does not exist

jammy Needs triage

kinetic Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream Needs triage

xenial Does not exist

thunderbird
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Ignored
(end of standard support, was needed)
focal Not vulnerable

jammy Not vulnerable

kinetic Ignored
(end of life, was needed)
lunar Not vulnerable

mantic Not vulnerable

trusty Ignored
(end of standard support)
upstream Needs triage

xenial Ignored
(end of standard support)

Severity score breakdown

Parameter Value
Base score 7.8
Attack vector Local
Attack complexity Low
Privileges required None
User interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality High
Integrity impact High
Availability impact High
Vector CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H