CVE-2018-5181

Source
Severity Low
Remote No
Type Access restriction bypass
Description
If a URL using the file: protocol is dragged and dropped onto an open tab of Firefox before 60.0 that is running in a different child process the tab will open a local file corresponding to the dropped URL, contrary to policy. One way to make the target tab open more reliably in a separate process is to open it with the noopener keyword.
Group Package Affected Fixed Severity Status Ticket
AVG-693 firefox 59.0.2-3 60.0-1 Critical Fixed
Date Advisory Group Package Severity Description
13 May 2018 ASA-201805-10 AVG-693 firefox Critical multiple issues
References
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2018-11/#CVE-2018-5181
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1424107