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Resource Management Errors

CVE-2012-3974

Severity Medium
Score 6.9/10

Summary

Untrusted search path vulnerability in the installer in Mozilla Firefox before 15.0, Firefox ESR 10.x before 10.0.7, Thunderbird before 15.0, and Thunderbird ESR 10.x before 10.0.7 on Windows allows local users to gain privileges via a Trojan horse executable file in a root directory.

  • MEDIUM
  • LOCAL
  • NONE
  • COMPLETE
  • COMPLETE
  • COMPLETE

CWE-399 - Resource Management Errors

Resource management errors is not a weakness in and of itself, rather it is a category of weaknesses related to improper management of system resources. If not addressed, the weaknesses in this category can lead to unexpected software behavior, loss of access, file modification, sensitive information disclosure, system crash, denial of service, and code execution.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published