Rapid7 Vulnerability & Exploit Database

MFSA2018-02 Firefox: Security vulnerabilities fixed in Firefox 58 (CVE-2018-5105)

Back to Search

MFSA2018-02 Firefox: Security vulnerabilities fixed in Firefox 58 (CVE-2018-5105)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
01/23/2018
Created
07/25/2018
Added
01/24/2018
Modified
06/26/2018

Description

WebExtensions can bypass user prompts to first save and then open an arbitrarily downloaded file. This can result in an executable file running with local user privileges without explicit user consent. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 58.

Solution(s)

  • mozilla-firefox-upgrade-58_0

With Rapid7 live dashboards, I have a clear view of all the assets on my network, which ones can be exploited, and what I need to do in order to reduce the risk in my environment in real-time. No other tool gives us that kind of value and insight.

– Scott Cheney, Manager of Information Security, Sierra View Medical Center

;