CVE Reference: CVE-2011-2980

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CVE-2011-2980

Description:
Untrusted search path vulnerability in the ThinkPadSensor::Startup function in Mozilla Firefox before 3.6.20, Thunderbird 3.x before 3.1.12, allows local users to gain privileges by leveraging write access in an unspecified directory to place a Trojan horse DLL that is loaded into the running Firefox process.

CVE Status:
Candidate

References:

SUSE
  http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2011-08/msg00027.html
  http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2011-08/msg00023.html

OVAL
  http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/getDef?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:14436

MANDRIVA
  http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2011:127

CONFIRM
  http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2011/mfsa2011-30.html


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