Upstream information

CVE-2017-7836 at MITRE

Description

The "pingsender" executable used by the Firefox Health Report dynamically loads a system copy of libcurl, which an attacker could replace. This allows for privilege escalation as the replaced libcurl code will run with Firefox's privileges. Note: This attack requires an attacker have local system access and only affects OS X and Linux. Windows systems are not affected. This vulnerability affects Firefox

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Running

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 4.6
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.8
Vector AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required Low
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1068101 [NEW]

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
openSUSE Leap 15.0
  • MozillaFirefox >= 60.0-lp150.2.2
  • MozillaFirefox-translations-common >= 60.0-lp150.2.2
  • MozillaFirefox-translations-other >= 60.0-lp150.2.2
Patchnames:
openSUSE Leap 15.0 GA MozillaFirefox


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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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 SP2 MozillaFirefox Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 MozillaFirefox Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP4 MozillaFirefox Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP2 MozillaFirefox Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP3 MozillaFirefox Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS MozillaFirefox Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 MozillaFirefox Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA LTSS MozillaFirefox Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 LTSS MozillaFirefox Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 MozillaFirefox Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 MozillaFirefox Released