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MFSA2022-04 Firefox: Security Vulnerabilities fixed in Firefox 97 (CVE-2022-22753)

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MFSA2022-04 Firefox: Security Vulnerabilities fixed in Firefox 97 (CVE-2022-22753)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
02/08/2022
Created
02/10/2022
Added
02/09/2022
Modified
01/04/2023

Description

A Time-of-Check Time-of-Use bug existed in the Maintenance (Updater) Service that could be abused to grant Users write access to an arbitrary directory. This could have been used to escalate to SYSTEM access.<br>*This bug only affects Firefox on Windows. Other operating systems are unaffected.*. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 97, Thunderbird < 91.6, and Firefox ESR < 91.6.

Solution(s)

  • mozilla-firefox-upgrade-97_0

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