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Debian: CVE-2016-2837: firefox-esr -- security update

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Debian: CVE-2016-2837: firefox-esr -- security update

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
08/03/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/06/2016
Modified
03/02/2020

Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in the ClearKey Content Decryption Module (CDM) in the Encrypted Media Extensions (EME) API in Mozilla Firefox before 48.0 and Firefox ESR 45.x before 45.3 might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by providing a malformed video and leveraging a Gecko Media Plugin (GMP) sandbox bypass.

Solution(s)

  • debian-upgrade-firefox-esr

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