CVE-2018-5113

NameCVE-2018-5113
DescriptionThe "browser.identity.launchWebAuthFlow" function of WebExtensions is only allowed to load content over "https:" but this requirement was not properly enforced. This can potentially allow privileged pages to be loaded by the extension. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 58.
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)sid88.0.1-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
firefoxsource(unstable)58.0-1

Notes

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2018-02/#CVE-2018-5113

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