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Alpine Linux: CVE-2018-5158: Malicious PDF can inject JavaScript into PDF Viewer

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2018-5158: Malicious PDF can inject JavaScript into PDF Viewer

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
05/16/2018
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/23/2018
Modified
12/27/2019

Description

The PDF viewer does not sufficiently sanitize PostScript calculator functions, allowing malicious JavaScript to be injected through a crafted PDF file. This JavaScript can then be run with the permissions of the PDF viewer by its worker. This vulnerability affects Firefox ESR < 52.8 and Firefox < 60.

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-firefox-esr

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