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MFSA2018-06 Firefox: Security vulnerabilities fixed in Firefox 59 (CVE-2018-5132)

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MFSA2018-06 Firefox: Security vulnerabilities fixed in Firefox 59 (CVE-2018-5132)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
06/11/2018
Created
07/25/2018
Added
07/12/2018
Modified
08/08/2018

Description

The Find API for WebExtensions can search some privileged pages, such as "about:debugging", if these pages are open in a tab. This could allow a malicious WebExtension to search for otherwise protected data if a user has it open. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 59.

Solution(s)

  • mozilla-firefox-upgrade-59_0

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