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."
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