CVE-2017-5427

Published: 07 March 2017

A non-existent chrome.manifest file will attempt to be loaded during startup from the primary installation directory. If a malicious user with local access puts chrome.manifest and other referenced files in this directory, they will be loaded and activated during startup. This could result in malicious software being added without consent or modification of referenced installed files. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 52.

Priority

Low

CVSS 3 base score: 5.5

Status

Package Release Status
firefox
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (52.0)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Released (52.0+build2-0ubuntu0.16.04.1)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist
(trusty was released [52.0+build2-0ubuntu0.14.04.1])
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin)
Released (52.0+build2-0ubuntu0.12.04.1)