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CVE-2017-5454 Detail

Current Description

A mechanism to bypass file system access protections in the sandbox to use the file picker to access different files than those selected in the file picker through the use of relative paths. This allows for read only access to the local file system. This vulnerability affects Thunderbird < 52.1, Firefox ESR < 52.1, and Firefox < 53.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  06/11/2018
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 3.9


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): High
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Insufficient_Info
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/97940 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1038320 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:1106 Third Party Advisory
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:1201 Third Party Advisory
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1349276 Issue Tracking Patch Vendor Advisory
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2017-10/ Vendor Advisory
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2017-12/ Vendor Advisory
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2017-13/ Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Information Leak / Disclosure (CWE-200)

Change History

2 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-5454
NVD Published Date:
06/11/2018
NVD Last Modified:
08/09/2018