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Mozilla Creates World-readable temp Files

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:100056

Firefox 0.9 Thunderbird 0.6 and other versions before 0.9 and Mozilla 1.7 before 1.7.5 save temporary files with world-readable permissions which allows local users to read certain web content or attachments that belong to other users e.g. content that is managed by helper applications such as PDF.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows NT
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2005-0142
Product(s):
  • mozilla