CVE-2016-5253

MEDIUM

Description

The Updater in Mozilla Firefox before 48.0 on Windows allows local users to write to arbitrary files via vectors involving the callback application-path parameter and a hard link.

References

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2016/mfsa2016-69.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/92260

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036508

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1246944

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-15

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2016-08-05

Updated: 2017-08-16

Type: CWE-264

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.7

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

Impact Score: 6.9

Exploitability Score: 3.4

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 4.7

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 1

Severity: MEDIUM