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MFSA2017-16 Firefox: Security vulnerabilities fixed in Firefox ESR 52.2 (CVE-2017-7766)

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MFSA2017-16 Firefox: Security vulnerabilities fixed in Firefox ESR 52.2 (CVE-2017-7766)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
06/13/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
06/14/2017
Modified
08/14/2018

Description

An attack using manipulation of "updater.ini" contents, used by the Mozilla Windows Updater, and privilege escalation through the Mozilla Maintenance Service to allow for arbitrary file execution and deletion by the Maintenance Service, which has privileged access. Note: This attack requires local system access and only affects Windows. Other operating systems are not affected. This vulnerability affects Firefox ESR < 52.2 and Firefox < 54.

Solution(s)

  • mozilla-firefox-esr-upgrade-52_2

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