CVE-2017-7761 (retired)

Priority
Description
The Mozilla Maintenance Service "helper.exe" application creates a
temporary directory writable by non-privileged users. When this is combined
with creation of a junction (a form of symbolic link), protected files in
the target directory of the junction can be deleted by the Mozilla
Maintenance Service, which has privileged access. Note: This attack
requires local system access and only affects Windows. Other operating
systems are not affected. This vulnerability affects Firefox ESR < 52.2 and
Firefox < 54.
Assigned-to
chrisccoulson
Notes
chrisccoulsonWindows only
Package
Upstream:released (54.0)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected
More Information

Updated: 2019-10-09 08:01:45 UTC (commit 33aea848a182c0afcd0a3f927a01a7ecd9a061ee)