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MFSA2018-02 Firefox: Security vulnerabilities fixed in Firefox 58 (CVE-2018-5115)

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MFSA2018-02 Firefox: Security vulnerabilities fixed in Firefox 58 (CVE-2018-5115)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
01/23/2018
Created
07/25/2018
Added
01/24/2018
Modified
06/26/2018

Description

If an HTTP authentication prompt is triggered by a background network request from a page or extension, it is displayed over the currently loaded foreground page. Although the prompt contains the real domain making the request, this can result in user confusion about the originating site of the authentication request and may cause users to mistakenly send private credential information to a third party site. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 58.

Solution(s)

  • mozilla-firefox-upgrade-58_0

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