The add-on installation feature in Mozilla Firefox before 40.0.3 and Firefox ESR 38.x before 38.2.1 allows remote attackers to bypass an intended user-confirmation requirement by constructing a crafted data: URL and triggering navigation to an arbitrary http: or https: URL at a certain early point in the installation process.
Published 2015-08-29 19:59:02
Updated 2016-12-22 02:59:55
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2015-4498

2.04%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 87 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2015-4498

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
7.5
HIGH AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
10.0
6.4
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2015-4498

  • Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2015-4498

Products affected by CVE-2015-4498

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