CVE-2018-12397

NameCVE-2018-12397
DescriptionA WebExtension can request access to local files without the warning prompt stating that the extension will "Access your data for all websites" being displayed to the user. This allows extensions to run content scripts in local pages without permission warnings when a local file is opened. This vulnerability affects Firefox ESR < 60.3 and Firefox < 63.
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)
ReferencesDLA-1571-1, DSA-4324-1
NVD severitylow

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
firefox (PTS)sid70.0.1-1fixed
firefox-esr (PTS)jessie52.8.1esr-1~deb8u1vulnerable
jessie (security)68.2.0esr-1~deb8u1fixed
stretch60.7.1esr-1~deb9u1fixed
stretch (security)68.2.0esr-1~deb9u2fixed
buster, buster (security)68.2.0esr-1~deb10u1fixed
bullseye, sid68.2.0esr-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
firefoxsource(unstable)63.0-1
firefox-esrsource(unstable)60.3.0esr-1
firefox-esrsourcejessie60.3.0esr-1~deb8u1DLA-1571-1
firefox-esrsourcestretch60.3.0esr-1~deb9u1DSA-4324-1

Notes

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2018-27/#CVE-2018-12397
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2018-26/#CVE-2018-12397

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