When the RSS Feed preview about:feeds page is framed within another page, it can be used in concert with scripted content for a clickjacking attack that confuses users into downloading and executing an executable file from a temporary directory. *Note: This issue only affects Windows operating systems. Other operating systems are not affected.*. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 64.
Published 2019-02-28 18:29:02
Updated 2020-08-24 17:37:01
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2018-18496

0.32%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 70 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2018-18496

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
6.8
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
8.6
6.4
NIST
8.8
HIGH CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
2.8
5.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2018-18496

  • The web application does not restrict or incorrectly restricts frame objects or UI layers that belong to another application or domain, which can lead to user confusion about which interface the user is interacting with.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2018-18496

Products affected by CVE-2018-18496

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