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MFSA2016-40 Firefox: Privilege escalation through file deletion by Maintenance Service updater (CVE-2016-2809)

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MFSA2016-40 Firefox: Privilege escalation through file deletion by Maintenance Service updater (CVE-2016-2809)

Severity
6
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P)
Published
04/26/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
04/27/2016
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

The Mozilla Maintenance Service updater in Mozilla Firefox before 46.0 on Windows allows user-assisted remote attackers to delete arbitrary files by leveraging certain local file execution.

Solution(s)

  • mozilla-firefox-upgrade-46_0

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