CVE-2017-7821 (retired)

Priority
Description
A vulnerability where WebExtensions can download and attempt to open a file
of some non-executable file types. This can be triggered without specific
user interaction for the file download and open actions. This could be used
to trigger known vulnerabilities in the programs that handle those document
types. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 56.
Assigned-to
chrisccoulson
Package
Upstream:released (56.0)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):released (56.0+build6-0ubuntu0.14.04.1)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (56.0+build6-0ubuntu0.16.04.1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):released (56.0+build6-0ubuntu1)
Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish):released (56.0+build6-0ubuntu1)
More Information

Updated: 2019-03-26 12:26:28 UTC (commit ccdecfcf0fead22bd291e5f4ea745a46872dcb15)