CVE-2018-5182

Source
Severity Low
Remote No
Type Access restriction bypass
Description
If a text string that happens to be a filename in the operating system's native format is dragged and dropped onto the address bar of Firefox before 60.0, the specified local file will be opened. This is contrary to policy and is what would happen if the string were the equivalent file: URL.
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-2018-5182
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1424107