Upstream information

CVE-2018-18497 at MITRE

Description

Limitations on the URIs allowed to WebExtensions by the browser.windows.create API can be bypassed when a pipe in the URL field is used within the extension to load multiple pages as a single argument. This could allow a malicious WebExtension to open privileged about: or file: locations. This vulnerability affects Firefox

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 4.3
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 6.5 3.3
Vector CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Network Local
Access Complexity Low Low
Privileges Required None None
User Interaction Required Required
Scope Unchanged Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High Low
Integrity Impact None None
Availability Impact None None
CVSSv3 Version 3 3
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 1112111 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 1119105 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

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Status of this issue by product and package

Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated. Also information for service packs in the LTSS phase is only included for issues meeting the LTSS criteria. If in doubt, feel free to contact us for clarification.

Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 MozillaFirefox Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP4 MozillaFirefox Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 MozillaFirefox Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Desktop Applications 15 GA MozillaFirefox Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP4 MozillaFirefox Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP3 MozillaFirefox Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP4 MozillaFirefox Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS MozillaFirefox Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 MozillaFirefox Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA LTSS MozillaFirefox Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 LTSS MozillaFirefox Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 LTSS MozillaFirefox Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 MozillaFirefox Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 LTSS MozillaFirefox Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 MozillaFirefox Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP5 MozillaFirefox Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP3 MozillaFirefox Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 GA MozillaFirefox Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP2 MozillaFirefox Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP3 MozillaFirefox Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP4 MozillaFirefox Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 15 GA MozillaThunderbird Released