CVE-2018-18499

NameCVE-2018-18499
DescriptionA same-origin policy violation allowing the theft of cross-origin URL entries when using a meta http-equiv="refresh" on a page to cause a redirection to another site using performance.getEntries(). This is a same-origin policy violation and could allow for data theft. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 62, Firefox ESR < 60.2, and Thunderbird < 60.2.1.
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, DLA-1575-1, DSA-4287-1, DSA-4327-1
NVD severitymedium

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
firefox (PTS)sid92.0-1fixed
firefox-esr (PTS)stretch68.10.0esr-1~deb9u1fixed
stretch (security)78.14.0esr-1~deb9u1fixed
buster78.11.0esr-1~deb10u1fixed
buster (security)78.14.0esr-1~deb10u1fixed
bullseye78.12.0esr-1fixed
bullseye (security)78.14.0esr-1~deb11u1fixed
bookworm, sid78.14.0esr-1fixed
thunderbird (PTS)stretch1:68.10.0-1~deb9u1fixed
stretch (security)1:78.14.0-1~deb9u1fixed
buster1:78.6.0-1~deb10u1fixed
buster (security)1:78.14.0-1~deb10u1fixed
bullseye1:78.12.0-1fixed
bullseye (security)1:78.14.0-1~deb11u1fixed
bookworm, sid1:78.14.0-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
firefoxsource(unstable)62.0-1
firefox-esrsourcejessie60.3.0esr-1~deb8u1DLA-1571-1
firefox-esrsourcestretch60.2.0esr-1~deb9u2DSA-4287-1
firefox-esrsource(unstable)60.2.0esr-1
thunderbirdsourcejessie1:60.3.0-1~deb8u1DLA-1575-1
thunderbirdsourcestretch1:60.2.1-2~deb9u1DSA-4327-1
thunderbirdsource(unstable)1:60.2.1-1

Notes

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2018-20/#CVE-2018-18499
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2018-21/#CVE-2018-18499
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2018-25/#CVE-2018-18499

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