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Further Privilege escalation through Mozilla Updater

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18014

Multiple untrusted search path vulnerabilities in updater.exe in Mozilla Updater in Mozilla Firefox before 23.0 Firefox ESR 17.x before 17.0.8 Thunderbird before 17.0.8 and Thunderbird ESR 17.x before 17.0.8 on Windows 7 Windows Server 2008 R2 Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 allow local users to gain privileges via a Trojan horse DLL in (1) the update directory or (2) the current working directory.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012
  • Microsoft Windows 8
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Microsoft Windows 7
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2013-1712
Product(s):
  • Mozilla Firefox ESR
  • Mozilla Thunderbird ESR
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Mozilla Thunderbird