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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2013-1712

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.
Publish Date : 2013-08-06 Last Update Date : 2017-09-18
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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 CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Further Privilege escalation through Mozilla Updater oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18014 windows
SUSE-SU-2013:1325-1 -- Security update for Mozilla Firefox oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25646 unix
SUSE-SU-2013:1325-2 -- Security update for Mozilla Firefox oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25591 unix
SUSE-SU-2013:1382-1 -- Security update for Mozilla Firefox oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24995 unix
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-2013-1712

# 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
6 Application Mozilla Firefox 21.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Mozilla Firefox 22.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Mozilla Firefox Esr 17.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Mozilla Firefox Esr 17.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Mozilla Firefox Esr 17.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Mozilla Firefox Esr 17.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Mozilla Firefox Esr 17.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Mozilla Firefox Esr 17.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Mozilla Firefox Esr 17.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Mozilla Firefox Esr 17.0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 17.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 17.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 17.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 17.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 17.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 17.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 17.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 17.0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Mozilla Thunderbird Esr 17.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Mozilla Thunderbird Esr 17.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Mozilla Thunderbird Esr 17.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Mozilla Thunderbird Esr 17.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application Mozilla Thunderbird Esr 17.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application Mozilla Thunderbird Esr 17.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application Mozilla Thunderbird Esr 17.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application Mozilla Thunderbird Esr 17.0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Mozilla Firefox 7
Mozilla Firefox Esr 8
Mozilla Thunderbird 8
Mozilla Thunderbird Esr 8

- References For CVE-2013-1712 CONFIRM CONFIRM

- Vulnerability Conditions

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

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2013-1712

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit for more information)

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