CVE-2015-4481

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Description

Race condition in the Mozilla Maintenance Service in Mozilla Firefox before 40.0 and Firefox ESR 38.x before 38.2 on Windows allows local users to write to arbitrary files and consequently gain privileges via vectors involving a hard link to a log file during an update.

References

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-08/msg00014.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-08/msg00015.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2015-08/msg00030.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2015-08/msg00031.html

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2015/mfsa2015-84.html

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

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1033247

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1033372

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1171518

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201605-06

https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/37925/

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2015-08-16

Updated: 2018-10-30

Type: CWE-362

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 3.3

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

Impact Score: 4.9

Exploitability Score: 3.4

Severity: LOW

Tenable Plugins

View all (9 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
91379GLSA-201605-06 : Mozilla Products: Multiple vulnerabilities (Logjam) (SLOTH)NessusGentoo Local Security Checks
critical
8856Mozilla Firefox < 40.0 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessus Network MonitorWeb Clients
critical
85703openSUSE Security Update : MozillaThunderbird (openSUSE-2015-559)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
85702openSUSE Security Update : MozillaThunderbird (openSUSE-2015-558)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
85437openSUSE Security Update : MozillaFirefox (openSUSE-2015-548)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
85436openSUSE Security Update : MozillaFirefox (openSUSE-2015-547)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
85386Firefox < 40 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessusWindows
critical
85385Firefox ESR < 38.2 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessusWindows
critical
85338FreeBSD : mozilla -- multiple vulnerabilities (c66a5632-708a-4727-8236-d65b2d5b2739)NessusFreeBSD Local Security Checks
critical