#VU60398 Insufficient UI Warning of Dangerous Operations


Published: 2022-02-08

Vulnerability identifier: #VU60398

Vulnerability risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 6.5 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-22756

CWE-ID: CWE-357

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

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

Vendor: Mozilla

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker execute arbitrary code.

The vulnerability exists due to browser fails to properly identify a malicious file during drag and drop operations. A remote attacker can trick the victim to drag and drop an image to their desktop or other folder and change the resulting object into an executable script which will be executed after the user clicked on it.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Mozilla Firefox: 70.0 - 96.0.3

Firefox ESR: 91.0 - 91.5.1, 78.0 - 78.15.0


CPE

External links
http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2022-04/
http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2022-05/


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.


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