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MFSA2017-15 Firefox: Security vulnerabilities fixed in Firefox 54 (CVE-2017-7755)

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MFSA2017-15 Firefox: Security vulnerabilities fixed in Firefox 54 (CVE-2017-7755)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
06/11/2018
Created
07/25/2018
Added
07/12/2018
Modified
08/10/2018

Description

The Firefox installer on Windows can be made to load malicious DLL files stored in the same directory as the installer when it is run. This allows privileged execution if the installer is run with elevated privileges. Note: This attack only affects Windows operating systems. Other operating systems are unaffected. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 54, Firefox ESR < 52.2, and Thunderbird < 52.2.

Solution(s)

  • mozilla-firefox-upgrade-54_0

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