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Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2018-5182): Firefox regression

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Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2018-5182): Firefox regression

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
05/09/2018
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/22/2018
Modified
01/20/2021

Description

If a text string that happens to be a filename in the operating system's native format is dragged and dropped onto the addressbar the specified local file will be opened. This is contrary to policy and is what would happen if the string were the equivalent "file:" URL. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 60.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-firefox

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