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Mozilla security issue: Windows shell: protocol handler

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Mozilla security issue: Windows shell: protocol handler

Severity
10
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
07/07/2004
Created
07/25/2018
Added
01/06/2005
Modified
07/22/2012

Description

The system is running a vulnerable version of the Mozilla browser. shell: URLs were passed to windows for handling which could result in launching programs. This could theoretically be combined with an unpatched exploit in some default windows filetype handler to run arbitrary code

Solution(s)

  • mozilla-firefox-upgrade-latest

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