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MFSA2017-10 Firefox: Security vulnerabilities fixed in Firefox 53 (CVE-2017-5456)

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MFSA2017-10 Firefox: Security vulnerabilities fixed in Firefox 53 (CVE-2017-5456)

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
06/11/2018
Created
07/25/2018
Added
07/12/2018
Modified
08/13/2018

Description

A mechanism to bypass file system access protections in the sandbox using the file system request constructor through an IPC message. This allows for read and write access to the local file system. This vulnerability affects Firefox ESR < 52.1 and Firefox < 53.

Solution(s)

  • mozilla-firefox-upgrade-53_0

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