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MFSA2013-62 Firefox: Inaccessible updater can lead to local privilege escalation (CVE-2013-1700)

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MFSA2013-62 Firefox: Inaccessible updater can lead to local privilege escalation (CVE-2013-1700)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
06/25/2013
Created
07/25/2018
Added
06/26/2013
Modified
04/05/2017

Description

The Mozilla Maintenance Service in Mozilla Firefox before 22.0 on Windows does not properly handle inability to launch the Mozilla Updater executable file, which allows local users to gain privileges via vectors involving placement of a Trojan horse executable file at an arbitrary location.

Solution(s)

  • mozilla-firefox-upgrade-22_0

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