CVE-2018-18497 (retired)

Priority
Description
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.
Assigned-to
chrisccoulson
Package
Upstream:released (64.0)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):released (64.0+build3-0ubuntu0.14.04.1)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (64.0+build3-0ubuntu0.16.04.1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):released (64.0+build3-0ubuntu0.18.04.1)
Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish):released (64.0+build3-0ubuntu0.18.10.1)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):released (64.0+build3-0ubuntu1)
More Information

Updated: 2019-03-26 12:27:18 UTC (commit ccdecfcf0fead22bd291e5f4ea745a46872dcb15)