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MFSA2015-84 Thunderbird: Arbitrary file overwriting through Mozilla Maintenance Service with hard links (CVE-2015-4481)

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MFSA2015-84 Thunderbird: Arbitrary file overwriting through Mozilla Maintenance Service with hard links (CVE-2015-4481)

Severity
3
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P)
Published
08/15/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
09/14/2015
Modified
04/05/2017

Description

Race condition in the Mozilla Maintenance Service in Mozilla Firefox before 40.0 and Firefox ESR 38.x before 38.2 on Windows allows local users to write to arbitrary files and consequently gain privileges via vectors involving a hard link to a log file during an update.

Solution(s)

  • mozilla-thunderbird-upgrade-38_2

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