CVE-2017-5427

Source
Severity Medium
Remote No
Type Arbitrary code execution
Description
A non-existent chrome.manifest file will attempt to be loaded during startup from the primary installation directory. If a malicious user with local access puts chrome.manifest and other referenced files in this directory, they will be loaded and activated during startup. This could result in malicious software being added without consent or modification of referenced installed files.
Group Package Affected Fixed Severity Status Ticket
AVG-194 firefox 51.0.1-1 52.0-1 Critical Fixed
Date Advisory Group Package Severity Description
10 Mar 2017 ASA-201703-3 AVG-194 firefox Critical multiple issues
References
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2017-05/#CVE-2017-5427
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1295542