CVE-2017-5425

high
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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.

References

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

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

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1322716

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

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

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2018-06-11

Updated: 2018-08-09

Type: CWE-200

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 5

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

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3

Base Score: 7.5

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

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: HIGH

Tenable Plugins

View all (2 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
97637Mozilla Firefox < 52.0 Multiple Vulnerabilities (macOS)NessusMacOS X Local Security Checks
critical
97592FreeBSD : mozilla -- multiple vulnerabilities (96eca031-1313-4daf-9be2-9d6e1c4f1eb5)NessusFreeBSD Local Security Checks
critical