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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2018-12397

A WebExtension can request access to local files without the warning prompt stating that the extension will "Access your data for all websites" being displayed to the user. This allows extensions to run content scripts in local pages without permission warnings when a local file is opened. This vulnerability affects Firefox ESR < 60.3 and Firefox < 63.
Publish Date : 2019-02-28 Last Update Date : 2019-03-01
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
3.6
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 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) Obtain Information
CWE ID 200

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
RHSA-2018:3005: firefox security and bug fix update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20183005 unix
RHSA-2018:3006: firefox security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20183006 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-2018-12397

# 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 18.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 18.10 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Debian Debian Linux 8.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Debian Debian Linux 9.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Mozilla Firefox * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Mozilla Firefox Esr * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 6.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 7.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server 6.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server 7.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Eus 7.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Workstation 6.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Workstation 7.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Canonical Ubuntu Linux 4
Debian Debian Linux 2
Mozilla Firefox 1
Mozilla Firefox Esr 1
Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 2
Redhat Enterprise Linux Server 2
Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Eus 1
Redhat Enterprise Linux Workstation 2

- References For CVE-2018-12397

https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2018-27/ CONFIRM
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2018-26/ CONFIRM
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1487478 CONFIRM
https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4324
DEBIAN DSA-4324
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3801-1/
UBUNTU USN-3801-1
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201811-04
GENTOO GLSA-201811-04
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/11/msg00008.html
MLIST [debian-lts-announce] 20181107 [SECURITY] [DLA 1571-1] firefox-esr security update
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3006
REDHAT RHSA-2018:3006
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3005
REDHAT RHSA-2018:3005
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1041944
SECTRACK 1041944
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/105718
BID 105718 Mozilla Firefox and Firefox ESR Multiple Security Vulnerabilities Release Date:2019-04-15

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2018-12397

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


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