CVE-2017-7816

NameCVE-2017-7816
DescriptionWebExtensions could use popups and panels in the extension UI to load an "about:" privileged URL, violating security checks that disallow this behavior. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 56.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
firefox (PTS)sid88.0-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
firefoxsource(unstable)56.0-1

Notes

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2017-21/#CVE-2017-7816

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