CVE-2018-5157

NameCVE-2018-5157
DescriptionSame-origin protections for the PDF viewer can be bypassed, allowing a malicious site to intercept messages meant for the viewer. This could allow the site to retrieve PDF files restricted to viewing by an authenticated user on a third-party website. This vulnerability affects Firefox ESR < 52.8 and Firefox < 60.
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-1376-1, DSA-4199-1

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
firefox (PTS)sid60.0.2-2fixed
firefox-esr (PTS)jessie (security), jessie52.8.1esr-1~deb8u1fixed
stretch52.6.0esr-1~deb9u1vulnerable
stretch (security)52.8.1esr-1~deb9u1fixed
buster, sid52.8.1esr-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
firefoxsource(unstable)60.0-1
firefox-esrsource(unstable)52.8.0esr-1
firefox-esrsourcejessie52.8.0esr-1~deb8u1DSA-4199-1
firefox-esrsourcestretch52.8.0esr-1~deb9u1DSA-4199-1
firefox-esrsourcewheezy52.8.0esr-1~deb7u1DLA-1376-1

Notes

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2018-11/#CVE-2018-5157
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2018-12/#CVE-2018-5157

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