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CVE-2009-3274

Impact: Moderate
Public: 2009-09-09
Bugzilla: 524815: CVE-2009-3274 Firefox: Predictable /tmp pathname use

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Mozilla Firefox 3.6a1, 3.5.3, 3.5.2, and earlier 3.5.x versions, and 3.0.14 and earlier 2.x and 3.x versions, on Linux uses a predictable /tmp pathname for files selected from the Downloads window, which allows local users to replace an arbitrary downloaded file by placing a file in a /tmp location before the download occurs, related to the Download Manager component. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.

Find out more about CVE-2009-3274 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 3.6
Base Metrics: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N
Access Vector: Local
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: Partial
Integrity Impact: Partial
Availability Impact: None

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
RHEL Optional Productivity Applications version 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2010:0153 March 17, 2010
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop version 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2010:0153 March 17, 2010
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 (seamonkey) RHSA-2009:1531 October 27, 2009
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (firefox) RHSA-2009:1530 October 27, 2009
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (seamonkey) RHSA-2009:1531 October 27, 2009
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (thunderbird) RHSA-2010:0154 March 17, 2010
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (firefox) RHSA-2009:1530 October 27, 2009

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