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MFSA2015-58 Firefox: Mozilla Windows updater can be run outside of application directory (CVE-2015-2720)

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MFSA2015-58 Firefox: Mozilla Windows updater can be run outside of application directory (CVE-2015-2720)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
05/12/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/14/2015
Modified
01/04/2017

Description

The update implementation in Mozilla Firefox before 38.0 on Windows does not ensure that the pathname for updater.exe corresponds to the application directory, which might allow local users to gain privileges via a Trojan horse file.

Solution(s)

  • mozilla-firefox-upgrade-38_0

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