CVE-2022-22753

NameCVE-2022-22753
DescriptionA Time-of-Check Time-of-Use bug existed in the Maintenance (Updater) Service that could be abused to grant Users write access to an arbitrary directory. This could have been used to escalate to SYSTEM access.<br>*This bug only affects Firefox on Windows. Other operating systems are unaffected.*. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 97, Thunderbird < 91.6, and Firefox ESR < 91.6.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
firefox (PTS)sid123.0-1fixed
firefox-esr (PTS)buster91.12.0esr-1~deb10u1fixed
buster (security)115.8.0esr-1~deb10u1fixed
bullseye115.7.0esr-1~deb11u1fixed
bullseye (security)115.8.0esr-1~deb11u1fixed
bookworm115.7.0esr-1~deb12u1fixed
bookworm (security)115.8.0esr-1~deb12u1fixed
trixie115.7.0esr-1fixed
sid115.8.0esr-1fixed
thunderbird (PTS)buster1:91.12.0-1~deb10u1fixed
buster (security)1:115.8.0-1~deb10u1fixed
bullseye1:115.7.0-1~deb11u1fixed
bullseye (security)1:115.8.0-1~deb11u1fixed
bookworm1:115.7.0-1~deb12u1fixed
bookworm (security)1:115.8.0-1~deb12u1fixed
trixie1:115.7.0-1fixed
sid1:115.8.0-1fixed

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> (Only affects Windows)
- firefox-esr <not-affected> (Only affects Windows)
- thunderbird <not-affected> (Only affects Windows)
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2022-04/#CVE-2022-22753
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2022-05/#CVE-2022-22753
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2022-06/#CVE-2022-22753

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