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Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2018-5111): Firefox regressions

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Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2018-5111): Firefox regressions

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
01/24/2018
Created
07/25/2018
Added
04/26/2018
Modified
03/02/2020

Description

When the text of a specially formatted URL is dragged to the addressbar from page content, the displayed URL can be spoofed to show a different site than the one loaded. This allows for phishing attacks where a malicious page can spoof the identify of another site. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 58.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-firefox

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