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Debian: CVE-2017-7843: firefox-esr -- security update

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Debian: CVE-2017-7843: firefox-esr -- security update

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
12/05/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/12/2017
Modified
02/19/2019

Description

When Private Browsing mode is used, it is possible for a web worker to write persistent data to IndexedDB and fingerprint a user uniquely. IndexedDB should not be available in Private Browsing mode and this stored data will persist across multiple private browsing mode sessions because it is not cleared when exiting. This vulnerability affects Firefox ESR < 52.5.2 and Firefox < 57.0.1.

Solution(s)

  • debian-upgrade-firefox-esr

References

  • debian-upgrade-firefox-esr

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