CVE-2017-5455

MEDIUM

Description

The internal feed reader APIs that crossed the sandbox barrier allowed for a sandbox escape and escalation of privilege if combined with another vulnerability that resulted in remote code execution inside the sandboxed process. This vulnerability affects Firefox ESR < 52.1 and Firefox < 53.

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/97940

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1038320

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:1106

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1341191

https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2017-10/

https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2017-12/

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2018-06-11

Updated: 2019-10-03

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

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

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: HIGH

Tenable Plugins

View all (17 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
102694SUSE SLES11 Security Update : MozillaFirefox, MozillaFirefox-branding-SLED, firefox-gcc5, mozilla-nss (SUSE-SU-2017:2235-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
101457Virtuozzo 7 : firefox (VZLSA-2017-1106)NessusVirtuozzo Local Security Checks
high
101055SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : MozillaFirefox, MozillaFirefox-branding-SLE (SUSE-SU-2017:1669-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
100688EulerOS 2.0 SP2 : firefox (EulerOS-SA-2017-1093)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
high
100687EulerOS 2.0 SP1 : firefox (EulerOS-SA-2017-1092)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
high
100153Ubuntu 14.04 LTS / 16.04 LTS / 16.10 / 17.04 : firefox regression (USN-3260-2)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
99632Mozilla Firefox < 53 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessusWindows
high
99631Mozilla Firefox ESR 52.x < 52.1 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessusWindows
high
99629Mozilla Firefox < 53 Multiple Vulnerabilities (macOS)NessusMacOS X Local Security Checks
high
99628Mozilla Firefox ESR < 52.1 Multiple Vulnerabilities (macOS)NessusMacOS X Local Security Checks
high
99626Ubuntu 14.04 LTS / 16.04 LTS / 16.10 / 17.04 : firefox vulnerabilities (USN-3260-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
99619Scientific Linux Security Update : firefox on SL7.x x86_64 (20170420)NessusScientific Linux Local Security Checks
high
99572RHEL 7 : firefox (RHSA-2017:1106)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
high
99565Oracle Linux 7 : firefox (ELSA-2017-1106)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
high
99539CentOS 7 : firefox (CESA-2017:1106)NessusCentOS Local Security Checks
high
700065Mozilla Firefox < 53 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessus Network MonitorWeb Clients
high
99496FreeBSD : mozilla -- multiple vulnerabilities (5e0a038a-ca30-416d-a2f5-38cbf5e7df33)NessusFreeBSD Local Security Checks
high