Bug 1595034 (CVE-2018-12369) - CVE-2018-12369 Mozilla: WebExtension security permission checks bypassed by embedded experiments
Summary: CVE-2018-12369 Mozilla: WebExtension security permission checks bypassed by e...
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Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Alias: CVE-2018-12369
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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medium
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Blocks: 1590698
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Reported: 2018-06-26 01:52 UTC by Doran Moppert
Modified: 2021-02-26 03:32 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2018-06-27 00:44:59 UTC


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Description Doran Moppert 2018-06-26 01:52:56 UTC
WebExtensions bundled with embedded experiments were not correctly checked for  proper authorization. This allows a malicious WebExtension to gain full browser permissions.



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https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2018-16/#CVE-2018-12369

Comment 1 Doran Moppert 2018-06-26 01:53:00 UTC
Acknowledgments:

Name: the Mozilla project
Upstream: Jonathan Kingston


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