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MFSA2011-30: Binary planting vulnerability in ThinkPadSensor::Startup (CVE-2011-2980)

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MFSA2011-30: Binary planting vulnerability in ThinkPadSensor::Startup (CVE-2011-2980)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
08/16/2011
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/19/2011
Modified
08/30/2012

Description

Untrusted search path vulnerability in the ThinkPadSensor::Startup function in Mozilla Firefox before 3.6.20, Thunderbird 3.x before 3.1.12, allows local users to gain privileges by leveraging write access in an unspecified directory to place a Trojan horse DLL that is loaded into the running Firefox process.

Solution(s)

  • mozilla-firefox-upgrade-3_6_20

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