[tbb-bugs] #12736 [Applications/Tor Browser]: DLL hijacking vulnerability in TBB

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#12736: DLL hijacking vulnerability in TBB
 Reporter:  underdoge                           |          Owner:  tbb-team
     Type:  defect                              |         Status:  new
 Priority:  High                                |      Milestone:
Component:  Applications/Tor Browser            |        Version:
 Severity:  Normal                              |     Resolution:
 Keywords:  tbb-security, TorBrowserTeam201608  |  Actual Points:
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Comment (by boklm):

 Vanilla firefox is also affected by this issue when HTTPS Everywhere is

 I opened #19976 with a patch to fix the issue in HTTPS Everywhere.

 Whith this patch applied, firefox.exe is no longer trying to find a .DLL

Ticket URL: <https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/12736#comment:10>
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