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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2018-5173

The filename appearing in the "Downloads" panel improperly renders some Unicode characters, allowing for the file name to be spoofed. This can be used to obscure the file extension of potentially executable files from user view in the panel. Note: the dialog to open the file will show the full, correct filename and whether it is executable or not. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 60.
Publish Date : 2018-06-11 Last Update Date : 2018-08-03
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
5.0
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID 20

- Products Affected By CVE-2018-5173

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 14.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 16.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 17.10 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 18.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Mozilla Firefox * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Canonical Ubuntu Linux 4
Mozilla Firefox 1

- References For CVE-2018-5173

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/104139
BID 104139 Mozilla Firefox MFSA2018-11 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities Release Date:2018-05-09
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3645-1/
UBUNTU USN-3645-1
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1040896
SECTRACK 1040896
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1438025 CONFIRM
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2018-11/ CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2018-5173

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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