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MFSA2014-16 Firefox: Files extracted during updates are not always read only (CVE-2014-1496)

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MFSA2014-16 Firefox: Files extracted during updates are not always read only (CVE-2014-1496)

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
03/18/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
03/19/2014
Modified
08/07/2020

Description

Mozilla Firefox before 28.0, Firefox ESR 24.x before 24.4, Thunderbird before 24.4, and SeaMonkey before 2.25 might allow local users to gain privileges by modifying the extracted Mar contents during an update.

Solution(s)

  • mozilla-firefox-esr-upgrade-24_4
  • mozilla-firefox-upgrade-28_0

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