CVE-2011-2980

HIGH

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 v2.0

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