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MFSA2016-69 Firefox: Arbitrary file manipulation by local user through Mozilla updater and callback application path parameter (CVE-2016-5253)

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MFSA2016-69 Firefox: Arbitrary file manipulation by local user through Mozilla updater and callback application path parameter (CVE-2016-5253)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:C/A:N)
Published
08/02/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/03/2016
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

The Updater in Mozilla Firefox before 48.0 on Windows allows local users to write to arbitrary files via vectors involving the callback application-path parameter and a hard link.

Solution(s)

  • mozilla-firefox-upgrade-48_0

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