#VU10970 Information disclosure


Published: 2018-03-13

Vulnerability identifier: #VU10970

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2018-5131

CWE-ID: CWE-200

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Firefox ESR
Client/Desktop applications / Web browsers

Vendor: Mozilla

Description
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to obtain potentially sensitive information on the target system.

The weakness exists due to the fetch() API can return transient local copies of resources that were sent with a no-store or no-cache cache header instead of downloading a copy from the network as it should. A remote attacker can share a common profile while browsing and access previously stored, locally cached data of a website.

Mitigation
Update to version ESR 52.7.

Vulnerable software versions

Firefox ESR: 52.6.0


CPE

External links
http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2018-07/


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?


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