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CVE-2012-1943 Detail

Current Description

Untrusted search path vulnerability in Updater.exe in the Windows Updater Service in Mozilla Firefox 12.0, Thunderbird 12.0, and SeaMonkey 2.9 on Windows allows local users to gain privileges via a Trojan horse wsock32.dll file in an application directory.

Source:  MITRE
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Evaluator Description

http://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/426.html 'CWE-426: Untrusted Search Path'

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.9 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-06/msg00012.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2012/mfsa2012-35.html Vendor Advisory
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=750850
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A16924

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:12.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:12.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-1943
NVD Published Date:
06/05/2012
NVD Last Modified:
12/28/2017