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CVE-2022-45417

Published: 16 November 2022

Service Workers did not detect Private Browsing Mode correctly in all cases, which could have led to Service Workers being written to disk for websites visited in Private Browsing Mode. This would not have persisted them in a state where they would run again, but it would have leaked Private Browsing Mode details to disk. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 107.

Notes

AuthorNote
tyhicks
mozjs contains a copy of the SpiderMonkey JavaScript engine
mdeslaur
starting with Ubuntu 22.04, the firefox package is just a script
that installs the Firefox snap

Priority

Medium

Cvss 3 Severity Score

4.3

Score breakdown

Status

Package Release Status
firefox
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Not vulnerable
(107.0+build2-0ubuntu0.18.04.1)
focal Not vulnerable

jammy Not vulnerable

kinetic Not vulnerable

lunar Not vulnerable

mantic Not vulnerable

trusty Ignored
(end of standard support)
upstream
Released (107.0-1)
xenial Ignored
(end of standard support)
mozjs38
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Needs triage

focal Does not exist

jammy Does not exist

kinetic Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream Needs triage

xenial Does not exist

mozjs52
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Needs triage

focal Needs triage

jammy Does not exist

kinetic Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream Needs triage

xenial Does not exist

mozjs68
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Does not exist

focal Needs triage

jammy Does not exist

kinetic Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream Needs triage

xenial Does not exist

mozjs78
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Does not exist

focal Does not exist

jammy Needs triage

kinetic Ignored
(end of life, was needs-triage)
lunar Ignored
(end of life, was needs-triage)
mantic Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream Needs triage

xenial Does not exist

mozjs91
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Does not exist

focal Does not exist

jammy Needs triage

kinetic Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream Needs triage

xenial Does not exist

thunderbird
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Ignored
(end of standard support, was needed)
focal Not vulnerable

jammy Not vulnerable

kinetic Ignored
(end of life, was needed)
lunar Not vulnerable

mantic Not vulnerable

trusty Ignored
(end of standard support)
upstream Needs triage

xenial Ignored
(end of standard support)

Severity score breakdown

Parameter Value
Base score 4.3
Attack vector Network
Attack complexity Low
Privileges required None
User interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Low
Integrity impact None
Availability impact None
Vector CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N