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CVE-2013-1673 Detail

Current Description

The Mozilla Updater in Mozilla Firefox before 21.0 on Windows does not properly maintain Mozilla Maintenance Service registry entries in certain situations involving upgrades from older Firefox versions, which allows local users to gain privileges by leveraging write access to a "trusted path."

Source:  MITRE
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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://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2013/mfsa2013-45.html Vendor Advisory
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=854088
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A17125

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

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

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:19.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:19.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:19.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:20.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
20.0.1
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-2013-1673
NVD Published Date:
05/16/2013
NVD Last Modified:
09/18/2017