CVE-2017-5414

medium
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Description

The file picker dialog can choose and display the wrong local default directory when instantiated. On some operating systems, this can lead to information disclosure, such as the operating system or the local account name. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 52 and Thunderbird < 52.

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/96692

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037966

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1319370

https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2017-05/

https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2017-09/

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2018-06-11

Updated: 2018-08-02

Type: CWE-200

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 4.9

Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:N/A:N

Impact Score: 6.9

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3

Base Score: 5.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 1.8

Severity: MEDIUM

Tenable Plugins

View all (8 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
100020openSUSE Security Update : MozillaThunderbird (openSUSE-2017-545)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
99121Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 14.04 LTS / 16.04 LTS / 16.10 : firefox regression (USN-3216-2)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
critical
97747openSUSE Security Update : MozillaFirefox / mozilla-nss (openSUSE-2017-344)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
97639Mozilla Firefox < 52.0 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessusWindows
critical
97637Mozilla Firefox < 52.0 Multiple Vulnerabilities (macOS)NessusMacOS X Local Security Checks
critical
9986Mozilla Firefox < 52 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessus Network MonitorWeb Clients
critical
97600Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 14.04 LTS / 16.04 LTS / 16.10 : firefox vulnerabilities (USN-3216-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
critical
97592FreeBSD : mozilla -- multiple vulnerabilities (96eca031-1313-4daf-9be2-9d6e1c4f1eb5)NessusFreeBSD Local Security Checks
critical