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MFSA2016-11 Firefox: Application Reputation service disabled in Firefox 43 (CVE-2016-1947)

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MFSA2016-11 Firefox: Application Reputation service disabled in Firefox 43 (CVE-2016-1947)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
01/26/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
01/29/2016
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

Mozilla Firefox 43.x mishandles attempts to connect to the Application Reputation service, which makes it easier for remote attackers to trigger an unintended download by leveraging the absence of reputation data.

Solution(s)

  • mozilla-firefox-upgrade-44_0

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