CVE-2018-12396

NameCVE-2018-12396
DescriptionA vulnerability where a WebExtension can run content scripts in disallowed contexts following navigation or other events. This allows for potential privilege escalation by the WebExtension on sites where content scripts should not be run. This vulnerability affects Firefox ESR < 60.3 and Firefox < 63.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-1571-1, DSA-4324-1

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
firefox (PTS)sid126.0-1fixed
firefox-esr (PTS)jessie, jessie (lts)68.9.0esr-1~deb8u2fixed
stretch (security), stretch (lts), stretch91.11.0esr-1~deb9u1fixed
buster91.12.0esr-1~deb10u1fixed
buster (security)115.11.0esr-1~deb10u1fixed
bullseye115.7.0esr-1~deb11u1fixed
bullseye (security)115.11.0esr-1~deb11u1fixed
bookworm115.7.0esr-1~deb12u1fixed
bookworm (security)115.11.0esr-1~deb12u1fixed
sid, trixie115.11.0esr-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
firefoxsource(unstable)63.0-1
firefox-esrsourcewheezy(unfixed)end-of-life
firefox-esrsourcejessie60.3.0esr-1~deb8u1DLA-1571-1
firefox-esrsourcestretch60.3.0esr-1~deb9u1DSA-4324-1
firefox-esrsource(unstable)60.3.0esr-1

Notes

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2018-27/#CVE-2018-12396
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2018-26/#CVE-2018-12396

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