Vulnerability CVE-2018-5111


Published: 2018-06-11

Description:
When the text of a specially formatted URL is dragged to the addressbar from page content, the displayed URL can be spoofed to show a different site than the one loaded. This allows for phishing attacks where a malicious page can spoof the identify of another site. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 58.

Type:

CWE-20

(Improper Input Validation)

Vendor: Mozilla
Product: Firefox 
Version: 57.0.4;
Vendor: Canonical
Product: Ubuntu linux 
Version:
17.10
16.04
14.04

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
4.3/10
2.9/10
8.6/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
Partial
None

 References:
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/102786
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1040270
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1321619
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3544-1/
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2018-02/

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