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MFSA2017-16 Firefox: Security vulnerabilities fixed in Firefox ESR 52.2 (CVE-2017-7755)

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MFSA2017-16 Firefox: Security vulnerabilities fixed in Firefox ESR 52.2 (CVE-2017-7755)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
06/13/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
06/14/2017
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-esr-upgrade-52_2

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