KLA11044
Multiple vulnerabilities in Mozilla Firefox and Mozilla Firefox ESR
Updated: 11/06/2018
CVSS
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7.5
Detect date
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06/13/2017
Severity
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Critical
Description

Multiple serious vulnerabilities have been found in Firefox and Firefox ESR. Malicious users can exploit these vulnerabilities to gain privileges, cause a denial of service, read and write local files, spoof user interface and bypass security restrictions.

Below is a complete list of vulnerabilities:

  1. A use-after-free vulnerability related to destroyed node usage when regenerating trees can be exploited remotely to cause a denial of service;
  2. A use-after-free vulnerability related to docshell reloading can be exploited remotely to cause a denial of service;
  3. A use-after-free vulnerability related to video control operations with track elements can be exploited to cause a denial of service;
  4. A use-after-free vulnerability related to content viewer listeners can be exploited remotely to cause a denial of service;
  5. A use-after-free vulnerability related to user interactions with the input method editor (IME) can be exploited remotely to cause a denial of service;
  6. An out-of-bounds read vulnerability related to ImageInfo objects in WebGL can be exploited remotely to cause a denial of service;
  7. An unspecified vulnerability in the Firefox Installer can be exploited remotely via specially designed dll files stored in the same directory with an installer while it is running to gain privileges;
  8. A use-after-free and use-after-scope vulnerabilities related to XHR header errors logging can be exploited remotely to cause a denial of service;
  9. A use-after-free vulnerability related to IndexedDB can be exploited remotely to cause a denial of service;
  10. Multiple vulnerabilities in the Graphite 2 library can be exploited remotely to cause a denial of service;
  11. An out-of-bounds read vulnerability in Opus encoder can be exploited remotely to cause a denial of service;
  12. An improper handling of the callback parameter in the Mozilla Windows Updater and Maintenance Service can be exploited remotely via specially designed path to gain privileges, read and write local files;
  13. An improper file rights management for a temporary directory created by the Mozilla Maintenance Service helper.exe application can be exploited remotely to gain privileges, read and write local files;
  14. An improper handling of Canadian Syllabics and other unicode blocks can be exploited remotely to spoof the domain;
  15. An improper stripping of the username and password section of URLs displayed in the addressbar can be exploited remotely to spoof user interface;
  16. An improper handling of long filenames while downloading “Mark of the Web” can be exploited remotely to bypass security restrictions;
  17. An improper handling of updater.ini contents in Mozilla Windows Updater can be exploited remotely to read and write local files;
  18. An unspecified vulnerability in the Mozilla Maintenance Service can be exploited remotely to gain privileges and write local files;
  19. A vulnerability in Mozilla Maintenance Service which allows an unprivileged user to read 32 byte arbitrary files can be exploited remotely to bypass security restrictions (system protections against users without any privileges);
  20. Multiple memory corruption vulnerabilities which occur because of memory safety bugs can be exploited remotely to execute arbitrary code.

Technical details

Vulnerabilities 1-14 are related for Mozilla Firefox ESR.

All vulnerabilities are related for Mozilla Firefox.

NB: These vulnerabilities do not have any public CVSS rating, so rating can be changed by the time.

NB: At this moment Mozilla has just reserved CVE numbers for these vulnerabilities. Information can be changed soon.

Affected products

Mozilla Firefox versions earlier than 54
Mozilla Firefox ESR versions earlier than 52.2

Solution

Update to the latest version
Download Mozilla Firefox ESR
Download Mozilla Firefox

Original advisories

MFSA 2017-16
MFSA 2017-15

Impacts
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ACE 
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DoS 
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SB 
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WLF 
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PE 
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RLF 
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SUI 
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Related products
Mozilla Firefox
Mozilla Firefox ESR
CVE-IDS
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CVE-2017-5472
CVE-2017-7749
CVE-2017-7750
CVE-2017-7751
CVE-2017-7755
CVE-2017-7752
CVE-2017-7754
CVE-2017-7756
CVE-2017-7757
CVE-2017-7778
CVE-2017-7771
CVE-2017-7772
CVE-2017-7773
CVE-2017-7774
CVE-2017-7775
CVE-2017-7776
CVE-2017-7777
CVE-2017-7758
CVE-2017-7763
CVE-2017-7764
CVE-2017-7765
CVE-2017-5470
CVE-2017-7759
CVE-2017-7760
CVE-2017-7761
CVE-2017-7762
CVE-2017-7766
CVE-2017-7767
CVE-2017-7768
CVE-2017-7770
CVE-2017-5471