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mozilla -- insecure temporary directory vulnerability


A Mozilla Foundation Security Advisory reports:

A predictable name is used for the plugin temporary directory. A malicious local user could symlink this to the victim's home directory and wait for the victim to run Firefox. When Firefox shuts down the victim's directory would be erased.



portaudit: mozilla -- insecure temporary directory vulnerability

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