CVE-ID

CVE-2017-5397

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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 < 51.0.3.
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Assigning CNA
Mozilla Corporation
Date Record Created
20170113 Disclaimer: The record creation date may reflect when the CVE ID was allocated or reserved, and does not necessarily indicate when this vulnerability was discovered, shared with the affected vendor, publicly disclosed, or updated in CVE.
Phase (Legacy)
Assigned (20170113)
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Comments (Legacy)
Proposed (Legacy)
N/A
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