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Mozilla security issue: Wrong file permissions after installing on Linux

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Mozilla security issue: Wrong file permissions after installing on Linux

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)
Published
01/16/2004
Created
07/25/2018
Added
01/06/2005
Modified
07/22/2012

Description

The system is running a vulnerable version of the Mozilla browser. The Linux installers could create files world readable and writable, allowing another local user to replace them with malicious versions.

Solution(s)

  • mozilla-firefox-upgrade-latest

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