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MFSA2016-89 Firefox: Security vulnerabilities fixed in Firefox 50 (CVE-2016-5295)

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MFSA2016-89 Firefox: Security vulnerabilities fixed in Firefox 50 (CVE-2016-5295)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
06/11/2018
Created
07/25/2018
Added
07/12/2018
Modified
07/31/2018

Description

This vulnerability allows an attacker to use the Mozilla Maintenance Service to escalate privilege by having the Maintenance Service invoke the Mozilla Updater to run malicious local files. This vulnerability requires local system access and is a variant of MFSA2013-44. Note: this issue only affects Windows operating systems. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 50.

Solution(s)

  • mozilla-firefox-upgrade-50_0

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