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CVE-2017-5409 Detail

Current Description

The Mozilla Windows updater can be called by a non-privileged user to delete an arbitrary local file by passing a special path to the callback parameter through the Mozilla 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 < 45.8 and Firefox < 52.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 5.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/96696 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037966 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1321814 Exploit Issue Tracking
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2017-05/ Vendor Advisory
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2017-06/ Vendor Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-269 Improper Privilege Management NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (excluding)
52.0
Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox_esr:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (excluding)
45.8.0
Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-5409
NVD Published Date:
06/11/2018
NVD Last Modified:
10/02/2019