CVE-2011-2980

high
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Description

Untrusted search path vulnerability in the ThinkPadSensor::Startup function in Mozilla Firefox before 3.6.20, Thunderbird 3.x before 3.1.12, allows local users to gain privileges by leveraging write access in an unspecified directory to place a Trojan horse DLL that is loaded into the running Firefox process.

References

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2011-08/msg00023.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2011-08/msg00027.html

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2011:127

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2011/mfsa2011-30.html

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=642469

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A14436

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2011-08-18

Updated: 2017-09-19

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 7.2

Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: HIGH

Vulnerable Software

Configuration 1

OR

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0:preview_release:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5:beta1:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5:beta2:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.16:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.17:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.18:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.19:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.20:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.16:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.17:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.5.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.5.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.5.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.5.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.5.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.5.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.5.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.5.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.5.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.5.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.5.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.5.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.5.13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.5.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.5.15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.5.16:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.5.17:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.5.18:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.5.19:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.6.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.6.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.6.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.6.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.6.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.6.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.6.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.6.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.6.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.6.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.6.13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.6.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.6.15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.6.16:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.6.17:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.6.18:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:* versions up to 3.6.19 (inclusive)

Configuration 2

OR

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:3.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:3.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:3.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:3.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:3.0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:3.0.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:3.0.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:3.0.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:3.0.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:3.0.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:3.0.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:3.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:3.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:3.1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:3.1.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:3.1.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:3.1.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:3.1.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:3.1.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:3.1.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:3.1.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:3.1.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:3.1.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Tenable Plugins

View all (16 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
75966openSUSE Security Update : MozillaThunderbird (MozillaThunderbird-5050)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
75958openSUSE Security Update : mozilla-js192 (mozilla-js192-5010)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
75666openSUSE Security Update : MozillaThunderbird (openSUSE-SU-2011:0935-2)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
75654openSUSE Security Update : MozillaFirefox (openSUSE-SU-2011:0958-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
63402GLSA-201301-01 : Mozilla Products: Multiple vulnerabilities (BEAST)NessusGentoo Local Security Checks
critical
57150SuSE 10 Security Update : Mozilla Firefox (ZYPP Patch Number 7713)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
56005SuSE 10 Security Update : Mozilla Firefox (ZYPP Patch Number 7712)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
56003SuSE 11.1 Security Update : Mozilla Firefox (SAT Patch Number 5057)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
801343Mozilla Firefox 3.6 < 3.6.20 Multiple VulnerabilitiesLog Correlation EngineWeb Clients
high
801256Mozilla Thunderbird 3.1 < 3.1.12 Multiple VulnerabilitiesLog Correlation EngineSMTP Clients
high
6011Mozilla Thunderbird 3.1.x < 3.1.12 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessus Network MonitorSMTP Clients
high
6009Mozilla Firefox 3.6.x < 3.6.20 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessus Network MonitorWeb Clients
high
55901Firefox 3.6 < 3.6.20 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessusWindows
high
55894Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : mozilla (MDVSA-2011:127)NessusMandriva Local Security Checks
critical
55886Mozilla Thunderbird 3.1 < 3.1.12 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessusWindows
critical
55878FreeBSD : mozilla -- multiple vulnerabilities (834591a9-c82f-11e0-897d-6c626dd55a41)NessusFreeBSD Local Security Checks
critical