CVE-2015-0833

MEDIUM

Description

Multiple untrusted search path vulnerabilities in updater.exe in Mozilla Firefox before 36.0, Firefox ESR 31.x before 31.5, and Thunderbird before 31.5 on Windows, when the Maintenance Service is not used, allow local users to gain privileges via a Trojan horse DLL in (1) the current working directory or (2) a temporary directory, as demonstrated by bcrypt.dll.

References

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-03/msg00026.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-07/msg00031.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2015-03/msg00067.html

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2015/mfsa2015-12.html

http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/bulletinapr2016-2952098.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/72747

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1031791

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1031792

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=945192

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201504-01

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2015-02-25

Updated: 2018-10-30

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