CVE-2022-22754

NameCVE-2022-22754
DescriptionIf a user installed an extension of a particular type, the extension could have auto-updated itself and while doing so, bypass the prompt which grants the new version the new requested permissions. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 97, Thunderbird < 91.6, and Firefox ESR < 91.6.
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)
ReferencesDLA-2916-1, DLA-2921-1, DSA-5069-1, DSA-5074-1

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
firefox (PTS)sid109.0-1fixed
firefox-esr (PTS)buster91.12.0esr-1~deb10u1fixed
buster (security)102.7.0esr-1~deb10u1fixed
bullseye91.13.0esr-1~deb11u1fixed
bullseye (security)102.7.0esr-1~deb11u1fixed
bookworm102.6.0esr-1fixed
sid102.7.0esr-1fixed
thunderbird (PTS)buster1:91.12.0-1~deb10u1fixed
buster (security)1:102.6.0-1~deb10u1fixed
bullseye1:91.13.0-1~deb11u1fixed
bullseye (security)1:102.6.0-1~deb11u1fixed
bookworm1:102.6.0-1fixed
sid1:102.7.1-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
firefoxsource(unstable)97.0-1
firefox-esrsourcestretch91.6.0esr-1~deb9u1DLA-2916-1
firefox-esrsourcebuster91.6.0esr-1~deb10u1DSA-5069-1
firefox-esrsourcebullseye91.6.0esr-1~deb11u1DSA-5069-1
firefox-esrsource(unstable)91.6.0esr-1
thunderbirdsourcestretch1:91.6.0-1~deb9u1DLA-2921-1
thunderbirdsourcebuster1:91.6.0-1~deb10u1DSA-5074-1
thunderbirdsourcebullseye1:91.6.0-1~deb11u1DSA-5074-1
thunderbirdsource(unstable)1:91.6.0-1

Notes

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2022-04/#CVE-2022-22754
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2022-05/#CVE-2022-22754
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2022-06/#CVE-2022-22754

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