CVE-2017-7766

NameCVE-2017-7766
DescriptionAn attack using manipulation of "updater.ini" contents, used by the Mozilla Windows Updater, and privilege escalation through the Mozilla Maintenance Service to allow for arbitrary file execution and deletion by the Maintenance Service, which has privileged access. Note: This attack requires local system access and only affects Windows. Other operating systems are not affected. This vulnerability affects Firefox ESR < 52.2 and Firefox < 54.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
firefox (PTS)sid107.0-1fixed
firefox-esr (PTS)buster91.12.0esr-1~deb10u1fixed
buster (security)102.5.0esr-1~deb10u1fixed
bullseye91.13.0esr-1~deb11u1fixed
bullseye (security)102.5.0esr-1~deb11u1fixed
bookworm, sid102.5.0esr-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
firefoxsource(unstable)(not affected)
firefox-esrsource(unstable)(not affected)

Notes

- firefox <not-affected> (Only Firefox on Windows)
- firefox-esr <not-affected> (Only Firefox ESR on Windows)
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2017-15/#CVE-2017-7766
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2017-16/#CVE-2017-7766

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