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CVE-2012-4206 Detail

Current Description

Untrusted search path vulnerability in the installer in Mozilla Firefox before 17.0 and Firefox ESR 10.x before 10.0.11 on Windows allows local users to gain privileges via a Trojan horse DLL in the default downloads directory.

Source:  MITRE
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Evaluator Description

Per: 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/2012-11/msg00021.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2012/mfsa2012-98.html Vendor Advisory
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=792106
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/80176
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A16991

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

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Configuration 2 ( hide )

Showing 100 of 184 CPEs, view all CPEs here.

Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-4206
NVD Published Date:
11/21/2012
NVD Last Modified:
09/18/2017