CVE-2013-1673

MEDIUM

Description

The Mozilla Updater in Mozilla Firefox before 21.0 on Windows does not properly maintain Mozilla Maintenance Service registry entries in certain situations involving upgrades from older Firefox versions, which allows local users to gain privileges by leveraging write access to a "trusted path."

References

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2013/mfsa2013-45.html

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=854088

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A17125

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2013-05-16

Updated: 2017-09-19

Type: CWE-264

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.9

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

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 3.4

Severity: MEDIUM

Tenable Plugins

View all (5 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
68949SuSE 11.3 Security Update : Mozilla Firefox (SAT Patch Number 8001)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
801267Mozilla Firefox 20.x <= 20 Multiple VulnerabilitiesLog Correlation EngineWeb Clients
medium
6828Mozilla Firefox < 21.0 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessus Network MonitorWeb Clients
high
66480Firefox < 21.0 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessusWindows
critical
66476Firefox < 21.0 Multiple Vulnerabilities (Mac OS X)NessusMacOS X Local Security Checks
critical