CVE-2019-17009

NameCVE-2019-17009
DescriptionWhen running, the updater service wrote status and log files to an unrestricted location; potentially allowing an unprivileged process to locate and exploit a vulnerability in file handling in the updater service. *Note: This attack requires local system access and only affects Windows. Other operating systems are not affected.*. This vulnerability affects Thunderbird < 68.3, Firefox ESR < 68.3, and Firefox < 71.
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)sid107.0.1-1fixed
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
thunderbird (PTS)buster1:91.12.0-1~deb10u1fixed
buster (security)1:102.5.0-1~deb10u1fixed
bullseye1:91.13.0-1~deb11u1fixed
bullseye (security)1:102.5.0-1~deb11u1fixed
bookworm1:102.5.0-1fixed
sid1:102.5.1-1fixed

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

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

Notes

- firefox <not-affected> (Updater not used in Debian packages)
- firefox-esr <not-affected> (Updater not used in Debian packages)
- thunderbird <not-affected> (Updater not used in Debian packages)
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2019-36/#CVE-2019-17009
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2019-37/#CVE-2019-17009
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2019-38/#CVE-2019-17009

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