CVE-ID

CVE-2016-5295

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Description
This vulnerability allows an attacker to use the Mozilla Maintenance Service to escalate privilege by having the Maintenance Service invoke the Mozilla Updater to run malicious local files. This vulnerability requires local system access and is a variant of MFSA2013-44. Note: this issue only affects Windows operating systems. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 50.
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Assigning CNA
Mozilla Corporation
Date Entry Created
20160603 Disclaimer: The entry creation date may reflect when the CVE ID was allocated or reserved, and does not necessarily indicate when this vulnerability was discovered, shared with the affected vendor, publicly disclosed, or updated in CVE.
Phase (Legacy)
Assigned (20160603)
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Proposed (Legacy)
N/A
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