Bug 2178468 (CVE-2023-28163) - CVE-2023-28163 Mozilla: Windows Save As dialog resolved environment variables
Summary: CVE-2023-28163 Mozilla: Windows Save As dialog resolved environment variables
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Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Alias: CVE-2023-28163
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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medium
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Blocks: 2176586
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Reported: 2023-03-15 04:31 UTC by msiddiqu
Modified: 2023-03-17 11:00 UTC (History)
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Fixed In Version: firefox 102.9, thunderbird 102.9
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A flaw was found in Mozilla. The Mozilla Foundation Security Advisory describes the issue that when downloading files through the Save As dialog on Windows with suggested filenames containing environment variable names, Windows would have resolved those in the current user's context. This bug only affects Firefox on Windows. Other versions of Firefox are unaffected.
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Last Closed: 2023-03-15 04:37:12 UTC
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Description msiddiqu 2023-03-15 04:31:01 UTC
When downloading files through the Save As dialog on Windows with suggested filenames containing environment variable names, Windows would have resolved those in the context of the current user. 

*This bug only affects Firefox on Windows. Other versions of Firefox are unaffected.*

External Reference:
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2023-10/#CVE-2023-28163


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