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CVE-2010-3182

Published: 19 October 2010

A certain application-launch script in Mozilla Firefox before 3.5.14 and 3.6.x before 3.6.11, Thunderbird before 3.0.9 and 3.1.x before 3.1.5, and SeaMonkey before 2.0.9 on Linux places a zero-length directory name in the LD_LIBRARY_PATH, which allows local users to gain privileges via a Trojan horse shared library in the current working directory.

Priority

Low

Status

Package Release Status
firefox
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.6.11)
firefox-3.0
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage
(Ubuntu source uses 3.6.x)
firefox-3.5
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage
(Ubuntu source uses 3.6.x)
seamonkey
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (2.0.9)
thunderbird
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.0.9, 3.1.5)
xulrunner-1.9.1
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (1.9.1.14)
xulrunner-1.9.2
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (1.9.2.11)

Notes

AuthorNote
jdstrand
CVEs in Firefox are tracked in the xulrunner source packages for
builds that use the system xulrunner, and firefox source packages for those
that use a static build
xulrunner (1.8.0): firefox (1.5) - Ubuntu 6.06 LTS (system xul)
xulrunner (1.8.1): firefox (2.0) - Ubuntu 6.10 - 8.04 LTS (system xul)
xulrunner-1.9: (ignored) reverse dependencies no longer process web content
xulrunner-1.9.1: (ignored) reverese dependencies no longer process web content
xulrunner-1.9.2: system xul for reverese dependencies that process web content
firefox: Ubuntu 6.06 LTS (static build)
firefox: Ubuntu 10.04 LTS and higher (static build of 3.6.x or higher)
firefox-3.0: Ubuntu 8.04 LTS, 9.04 (static build of 3.6.x)
firefox-3.5: Ubuntu 9.04 (ignored, uses system xul 1.9.1. Use 3.0 instead)
firefox-3.5: Ubuntu 9.10 (static build of 3.6.x)

References