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Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2018-5176): Firefox regression

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
05/09/2018
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/22/2018
Modified
01/20/2021

Description

The JSON Viewer displays clickable hyperlinks for strings that are parseable as URLs, including "javascript:" links. If a JSON file contains malicious JavaScript script embedded as "javascript:" links, users may be tricked into clicking and running this code in the context of the JSON Viewer. This can allow for the theft of cookies and authorization tokens which are accessible to that context. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 60.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-firefox

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