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CVE-2017-5425 Detail

Current Description

The Gecko Media Plugin sandbox allows access to local files that match specific regular expressions. On OS OX, this matching allows access to some data in subdirectories of "/private/var" that could expose personal or temporary data. This has been updated to not allow access to "/private/var" and its subdirectories. Note: this issue only affects OS X. Other operating systems are not affected. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 52 and Thunderbird < 52.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/96692 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037966 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1322716 Issue Tracking Vendor Advisory
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2017-05/ Vendor Advisory
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2017-09/ Vendor Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-200 Information Exposure 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:apple:mac_os_x:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (excluding)
52.0
Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

2 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-5425
NVD Published Date:
06/11/2018
NVD Last Modified:
08/09/2018