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CVE-2015-4481

Published: 16 August 2015

Race condition in the Mozilla Maintenance Service in Mozilla Firefox before 40.0 and Firefox ESR 38.x before 38.2 on Windows allows local users to write to arbitrary files and consequently gain privileges via vectors involving a hard link to a log file during an update.

Notes

AuthorNote
chrisccoulson
Windows only

Priority

Medium

Status

Package Release Status
firefox
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
precise Not vulnerable

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was not-affected)
upstream
Released (40.0)
vivid Not vulnerable