This security advisory describes one medium risk vulnerability.
Exploit availability: NoDescription
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise vulnerable system.
The vulnerability exists within the TransportSecurityInfo function due to insufficient validation of data stored in the local cache in the user profile directory. A remote attacker with ability to write data into local cache (e.g. with combination of another vulnerability) can execute arbitrary code on the target system.Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.Vulnerable software versions
Mozilla Firefox: 62.0, 62.0.1CPE
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.
How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?
The attacker would have to trick the victim to visit a specially crafted website.
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?
No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.