Bug 1779433 (CVE-2019-17009) - CVE-2019-17009 Mozilla: Updater temporary files accessible to unprivileged processes
Summary: CVE-2019-17009 Mozilla: Updater temporary files accessible to unprivileged pr...
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Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Alias: CVE-2019-17009
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Blocks: 1777115
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2019-12-04 00:35 UTC by Doran Moppert
Modified: 2021-02-26 08:05 UTC (History)
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Fixed In Version: firefox 68.3, thunderbird 68.3
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Last Closed: 2019-12-05 04:19:06 UTC


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Description Doran Moppert 2019-12-04 00:35:58 UTC
When 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.



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https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2019-37/#CVE-2019-17009

Comment 1 Doran Moppert 2019-12-04 00:36:01 UTC
Acknowledgments:

Name: the Mozilla project
Upstream: Robert Strong


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