ID:

CVE-2018-18497 (NVD)

- Vulnerability Info (edit)
2019-02-28

Limitations on the URIs allowed to WebExtensions by the browser.windows.create API can be bypassed when a pipe in the URL field is used within the extension to load multiple pages as a single argument. This could allow a malicious WebExtension to open privileged about: or file: locations. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 64.

Products Ubuntu_linux, Firefox
Type Improper Input Validation (CWE-20)
First patch - None (likely due to unavailable code)
Links https://usn.ubuntu.com/3844-1/
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2018-29/
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/106167
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1488180
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No patch was assigned yet.