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CVE-2015-4481 Detail

Current Description

Race condition in the Mozilla Maintenance Service in Mozilla Firefox before 40.0 and Firefox ESR 38.x before 38.2 on Windows allows local users to write to arbitrary files and consequently gain privileges via vectors involving a hard link to a log file during an update.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 3.3 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 4.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4


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

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-08/msg00014.html Third Party Advisory
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-08/msg00015.html Third Party Advisory
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2015-08/msg00030.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2015-08/msg00031.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2015/mfsa2015-84.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/bulletinapr2016-2952098.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1033247
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1033372
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1171518 Issue Tracking
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201605-06
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/37925/

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
39.0.3
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox_esr:38.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox_esr:38.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox_esr:38.0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox_esr:38.1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:opensuse:opensuse:13.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:opensuse:opensuse:13.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:oracle:solaris:11.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-4481
NVD Published Date:
08/15/2015
NVD Last Modified:
10/30/2018