CVE-2017-5456

HIGH

Description

A mechanism to bypass file system access protections in the sandbox using the file system request constructor through an IPC message. This allows for read and write access to the local file system. 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=1344415

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

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

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2018-06-11

Updated: 2018-08-09

Type: CWE-284

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: HIGH

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

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

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: CRITICAL