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Centos Linux: CVE-2017-5455: Critical: firefox security update (CESA-2017:1106)

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Centos Linux: CVE-2017-5455: Critical: firefox security update (CESA-2017:1106)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
04/20/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
04/21/2017
Modified
03/03/2021

Description

The internal feed reader APIs that crossed the sandbox barrier allowed for a sandbox escape and escalation of privilege if combined with another vulnerability that resulted in remote code execution inside the sandboxed process. This vulnerability affects Firefox ESR < 52.1 and Firefox < 53.

Solution(s)

  • centos-upgrade-firefox
  • centos-upgrade-firefox-debuginfo

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