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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2015-4498

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.
Publish Date : 2015-08-29 Last Update Date : 2016-12-22
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.5
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
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 Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
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) Bypass a restriction or similar
CWE ID 254

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
RHSA-2015:1693: firefox security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20151693 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2015-4498

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Mozilla Firefox * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Mozilla Firefox Esr 38.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Mozilla Firefox Esr 38.0.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Mozilla Firefox Esr 38.0.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Mozilla Firefox Esr 38.1.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Mozilla Firefox Esr 38.2.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Mozilla Firefox 1
Mozilla Firefox Esr 5

- References For CVE-2015-4498

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1033396
SECTRACK 1033396
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2015-09/msg00000.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2015:1492
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-09/msg00013.html
SUSE SUSE-SU-2015:1504
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-1693.html
REDHAT RHSA-2015:1693
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3345
DEBIAN DSA-3345
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2723-1
UBUNTU USN-2723-1
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/bulletinapr2016-2952098.html CONFIRM
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/76505
BID 76505 Mozilla Firefox CVE-2015-4498 Security Bypass Vulnerability Release Date:2015-09-17
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-11/msg00025.html
SUSE SUSE-SU-2015:2081
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1042699 CONFIRM
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2015/mfsa2015-95.html CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2015-4498

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


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