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CVE-2016-5294 Detail

Current Description

The Mozilla Updater can be made to choose an arbitrary target working directory for output files resulting from the update process. This vulnerability requires local system access. Note: this issue only affects Windows operating systems. This vulnerability affects Thunderbird < 45.5, Firefox ESR < 45.5, and Firefox < 50.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 5.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/94336 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037298 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1246972 Exploit Issue Tracking Vendor Advisory
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-15 Third Party Advisory
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2016-89/ Vendor Advisory
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2016-90/ Vendor Advisory
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2016-93/ Vendor Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-20 Improper Input Validation NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox
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Up to (excluding)
50.0
 cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox_esr
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Up to (excluding)
45.5.0
 cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird
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Up to (excluding)
45.5.0
Running on/with
 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows:-
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-5294
NVD Published Date:
06/11/2018
NVD Last Modified:
07/30/2018