Your submission was sent successfully! Close

You have successfully unsubscribed! Close

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

trusty Ignored
(out of standard support)
upstream
Released (107.0-1)
xenial Needs triage

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 Needs triage

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 Needed

focal Needed

jammy Needed

kinetic Needed

trusty Ignored
(out of standard support)
upstream Needs triage

xenial Needed

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