CVE-2016-2826 Detail

Current Description

The maintenance service in Mozilla Firefox before 47.0 and Firefox ESR 45.x before 45.2 on Windows does not prevent MAR extracted-file modification during updater execution, which might allow local users to gain privileges via a Trojan horse file.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  7.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2016/mfsa2016-55.html Vendor Advisory 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/91075
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036057
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1237219

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-264 Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-2826
NVD Published Date:
06/13/2016
NVD Last Modified:
11/28/2016
Source:
Mozilla Corporation