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CVE-2013-0798 Detail

Description

Mozilla Firefox before 20.0 on Android uses world-writable and world-readable permissions for the app_tmp installation directory in the local filesystem, which allows attackers to modify add-ons before installation via an application that leverages the time window during which app_tmp is used.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  04/03/2013

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2013-04/msg00013.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2013/mfsa2013-33.html Vendor Advisory
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=844832

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)

Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2013-0798
NVD Published Date:
04/03/2013
NVD Last Modified:
06/04/2013