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The XPInstall installer in Mozilla Firefox before the Preview Release Mozilla before 1.7.3 and Thunderbird before 0.8 sets insecure permissions for certain installed files within xpi packages which could allow local users to overwrite arbitrary files or execute arbitrary code.

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The XPInstall installer in Mozilla Firefox before the Preview Release Mozilla before 1.7.3 and Thunderbird before 0.8 sets insecure permissions for certain installed files within xpi packages which could allow local users to overwrite arbitrary files or execute arbitrary code.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • CentOS Linux 3
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2004-0906
Product(s):