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CVE-2017-5454

Published: 20 April 2017

A mechanism to bypass file system access protections in the sandbox to use the file picker to access different files than those selected in the file picker through the use of relative paths. This allows for read only access to the local file system. This vulnerability affects Thunderbird < 52.1, Firefox ESR < 52.1, and Firefox < 53.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 7.5

Status

Package Release Status
firefox
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
precise Does not exist
(precise was ignored)
trusty Does not exist
(trusty was released [53.0+build6-0ubuntu0.14.04.1])
upstream
Released (53.0)
xenial
Released (53.0+build6-0ubuntu0.16.04.1)
yakkety
Released (53.0+build6-0ubuntu0.16.10.1)
zesty
Released (53.0+build6-0ubuntu0.17.04.1)
thunderbird
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
precise Does not exist
(precise was needs-triage)
trusty Does not exist
(trusty was released [1:52.1.1+build1-0ubuntu0.14.04.1])
upstream
Released (52.1.1)
xenial
Released (1:52.1.1+build1-0ubuntu0.16.04.1)
yakkety
Released (1:52.1.1+build1-0ubuntu0.16.10.1)
zesty
Released (1:52.1.1+build1-0ubuntu0.17.04.1)