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Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2018-5142): Firefox regression

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
03/14/2018
Created
07/25/2018
Added
04/26/2018
Modified
03/02/2020

Description

If Media Capture and Streams API permission is requested from documents with "data:" or "blob:" URLs, the permission notifications do not properly display the originating domain. The notification states "Unknown protocol" as the requestee, leading to user confusion about which site is asking for this permission. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 59.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-firefox

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