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CVE-2017-7755 Detail

Current Description

The Firefox installer on Windows can be made to load malicious DLL files stored in the same directory as the installer when it is run. This allows privileged execution if the installer is run with elevated privileges. Note: This attack only affects Windows operating systems. Other operating systems are unaffected. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 54, Firefox ESR < 52.2, and Thunderbird < 52.2.

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

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector: AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 5.9
Exploitability Score: 1.8


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

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.8 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/99057 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1038689 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1361326 Issue Tracking Vendor Advisory
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2017-15/ Vendor Advisory
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2017-16/ Vendor Advisory
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2017-17/ Vendor Advisory

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-7755
NVD Published Date:
06/11/2018
NVD Last Modified:
08/08/2018