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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2013-1673

The Mozilla Updater in Mozilla Firefox before 21.0 on Windows does not properly maintain Mozilla Maintenance Service registry entries in certain situations involving upgrades from older Firefox versions, which allows local users to gain privileges by leveraging write access to a "trusted path."
Publish Date : 2013-05-16 Last Update Date : 2013-11-02
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
6.9
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Gain privileges
CWE ID 264

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
SUSE-SU-2013:1152-1 -- Security update for Mozilla Firefox oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25919 unix
The Mozilla Updater in Mozilla Firefox before 21.0 on Windows does not properly maintain Mozilla Maintenance Service reg... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:17125 windows
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2013-1673

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Mozilla Firefox 19.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Mozilla Firefox 19.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Mozilla Firefox 19.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Mozilla Firefox 20.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Mozilla Firefox 20.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Mozilla Firefox 5

- References For CVE-2013-1673

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=854088 CONFIRM
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2013/mfsa2013-45.html CONFIRM

- Vulnerability Conditions

Vulnerability is valid if product versions listed below are used TOGETHER WITH(AND)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2013-1673

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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