OSVDB ID: 84998

Title: Mozilla Multiple Product Root Partition Executable Execution

Info

Disclosure

Aug 28, 2012

Discovery

Unknown

Dates

Exploit

Unknown

Solution

Aug 28, 2012

Description

Multiple Mozilla products contain a flaw that is triggered when a specially crafted executable is installed on the root partition of a Windows file system. This may allow an attacker to cause the installer to run this executable with the user's permissions instead of the Mozilla product.

Classification

Location: Context Dependent
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Solution: Upgrade
Exploit: Exploit Private
Disclosure: Vendor Verified, Coordinated Disclosure
OSVDB: Web Related

Solution

Upgrade Firefox and Thunderbird to version 15 or higher (10.0.7 for ESR), as they have been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.

Products

Mozilla Organization

Firefox

14

Firefox ESR

10.0.6

Thunderbird

14

Thunderbird ESR

10.0.6

References

Credit

Unknown or Incomplete



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