Upstream information

CVE-2017-5397 at MITRE

Description

The cache directory on the local file system is set to be world writable. Firefox defaults to extracting libraries from this cache. This allows for the possibility of an installed malicious application or tools with write access to the file system to replace files used by Firefox with their own versions. This vulnerability affects Firefox

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products

This issue is currently rated as having critical severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 10
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact Complete
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 9.8
Vector AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High

Note from the SUSE Security Team

This issue only affects Mozilla Firefox on Android.

No SUSE Bugzilla entries cross referenced.

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.


Status of this issue by product and package

Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated. Also information for service packs in the LTSS phase is only included for issues meeting the LTSS criteria. If in doubt, feel free to contact us for clarification.

Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP1 MozillaFirefox Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2 MozillaFirefox Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP4 MozillaFirefox Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP1 MozillaFirefox Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP2 MozillaFirefox Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 MozillaFirefox Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 MozillaFirefox Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 MozillaFirefox Not affected