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MFSA2015-100 Thunderbird: Arbitrary file manipulation by local user through Mozilla updater (CVE-2015-4505)

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MFSA2015-100 Thunderbird: Arbitrary file manipulation by local user through Mozilla updater (CVE-2015-4505)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:C/A:C)
Published
09/24/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/30/2015
Modified
04/05/2017

Description

updater.exe in Mozilla Firefox before 41.0 and Firefox ESR 38.x before 38.3 on Windows allows local users to write to arbitrary files by conducting a junction attack and waiting for an update operation by the Mozilla Maintenance Service.

Solution(s)

  • mozilla-thunderbird-upgrade-38_3

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