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MFSA2019-36 Firefox: Security Vulnerabilities fixed in - Firefox 71 (CVE-2019-17009)

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MFSA2019-36 Firefox: Security Vulnerabilities fixed in - Firefox 71 (CVE-2019-17009)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
12/03/2019
Created
12/05/2019
Added
12/04/2019
Modified
01/16/2020

Description

When running, the updater service wrote status and log files to an unrestricted location; potentially allowing an unprivileged process to locate and exploit a vulnerability in file handling in the updater service. *Note: This attack requires local system access and only affects Windows. Other operating systems are not affected.*. This vulnerability affects Thunderbird < 68.3, Firefox ESR < 68.3, and Firefox < 71.

Solution(s)

  • mozilla-firefox-upgrade-71_0

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