CVE-2018-5179

NameCVE-2018-5179
DescriptionA service worker can send the activate event on itself periodically which allows it to run perpetually, allowing it to monitor activity by users. Affects all versions prior to 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)
ReferencesDSA-4330-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
chromium-browser (PTS)jessie (security), jessie57.0.2987.98-1~deb8u1vulnerable
stretch70.0.3538.110-1~deb9u1fixed
stretch (security)71.0.3578.80-1~deb9u1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
chromium-browsersource(unstable)70.0.3538.67-1medium
chromium-browsersourcejessie(unfixed)end-of-life
chromium-browsersourcestretch70.0.3538.67-1~deb9u1mediumDSA-4330-1

Notes

[jessie] - chromium-browser <end-of-life> (End of life, see DSA 4020)

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