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CVE-2019-11753 Detail

Current Description

The Firefox installer allows Firefox to be installed to a custom user writable location, leaving it unprotected from manipulation by unprivileged users or malware. If the Mozilla Maintenance Service is manipulated to update this unprotected location and the updated maintenance service in the unprotected location has been altered, the altered maintenance service can run with elevated privileges during the update process due to a lack of integrity checks. This allows for privilege escalation if the executable has been replaced locally. <br>*Note: This attack requires local system access and only affects Windows. Other operating systems are not affected.*. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 69, Firefox ESR < 60.9, and Firefox ESR < 68.1.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2019-10/msg00011.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2019-10/msg00017.html
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1574980 Issue Tracking Permissions Required Vendor Advisory
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2019-25/ Vendor Advisory
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2019-26/ Vendor Advisory
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2019-27/ Vendor Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-354 Improper Validation of Integrity Check Value NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (excluding)
69.0
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox_esr:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (excluding)
60.9.0
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox_esr:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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From (including)
68.0
Up to (excluding)
68.1.0
Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-11753
NVD Published Date:
09/27/2019
NVD Last Modified:
10/05/2019