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Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2018-5133): Firefox regression

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Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2018-5133): Firefox regression

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
03/14/2018
Created
07/25/2018
Added
04/26/2018
Modified
01/20/2021

Description

If the "app.support.baseURL" preference is changed by a malicious local program to contain HTML and script content, this content is not sanitized. It will be executed if a user loads "chrome://browser/content/preferences/in-content/preferences.xul" directly in a tab and executes a search. This stored preference is also executed whenever an EME video player plugin displays a CDM-disabled message as a notification message. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 59.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-firefox

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