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MFSA2014-35 Firefox: Privilege escalation through Mozilla Maintenance Service Installer (CVE-2014-1520)

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MFSA2014-35 Firefox: Privilege escalation through Mozilla Maintenance Service Installer (CVE-2014-1520)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
04/29/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
04/30/2014
Modified
04/05/2017

Description

maintenservice_installer.exe in the Maintenance Service Installer in Mozilla Firefox before 29.0 and Firefox ESR 24.x before 24.5 on Windows allows local users to gain privileges by placing a Trojan horse DLL file into a temporary directory at an unspecified point in the update process.

Solution(s)

  • mozilla-firefox-esr-upgrade-24_5
  • mozilla-firefox-upgrade-29_0

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