CVE-2016-2809

Published on: 04/30/2016 12:00:00 AM UTC

Last Modified on: 03/23/2021 11:27:16 PM UTC

CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N

Certain versions of Windows from Microsoft contain the following vulnerability:

The Mozilla Maintenance Service updater in Mozilla Firefox before 46.0 on Windows allows user-assisted remote attackers to delete arbitrary files by leveraging certain local file execution.

  • CVE-2016-2809 has been assigned by URL Logo [email protected] to track the vulnerability - currently rated as MEDIUM severity.

CVSS3 Score: 5.5 - MEDIUM

Attack
Vector
Attack
Complexity
Privileges
Required
User
Interaction
LOCAL LOW NONE REQUIRED
Scope Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
UNCHANGED NONE HIGH NONE

CVSS2 Score: 5.8 - MEDIUM

Access
Vector
Access
Complexity
Authentication
NETWORK MEDIUM NONE
Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
NONE PARTIAL PARTIAL

CVE References

Description Tags Link
Privilege escalation through file deletion by Maintenance Service updater — Mozilla Vendor Advisory
www.mozilla.org
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URL Logo CONFIRM www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2016/mfsa2016-40.html
Mozilla Firefox, Thunderbird: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201701-15) — Gentoo security security.gentoo.org
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URL Logo GENTOO GLSA-201701-15
openSUSE-SU-2016:1251-1: moderate: Security update to Firefox 46.0 lists.opensuse.org
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URL Logo SUSE openSUSE-SU-2016:1251
Mozilla Firefox Multiple Flaws Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code, Gain Elevated Privileges, Bypass Security Restrictions, and Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information - SecurityTracker www.securitytracker.com
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URL Logo SECTRACK 1035692
1212939 - (CVE-2016-2809) Maintenance Service updater File Deletion Elevation of Privilege bugzilla.mozilla.org
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URL Logo CONFIRM bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1212939

Known Affected Configurations (CPE V2.3)

Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
Operating
System
MicrosoftWindowsAllAllAllAll
Operating
System
MicrosoftWindowsAllAllAllAll
ApplicationMozillaFirefoxAllAllAllAll
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*: