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Alpine Linux: CVE-2017-5383: firefox-esr Security vulnerabilities

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2017-5383: firefox-esr Security vulnerabilities

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
01/26/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/30/2017
Modified
12/04/2019

Description

URLs containing certain unicode glyphs for alternative hyphens and quotes do not properly trigger punycode display, allowing for domain name spoofing attacks in the location bar. This vulnerability affects Thunderbird < 45.7, Firefox ESR < 45.7, and Firefox < 51.

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-firefox-esr

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