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MFSA2016-85 Firefox: Security vulnerabilities fixed in Firefox 49 (CVE-2016-5280)

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MFSA2016-85 Firefox: Security vulnerabilities fixed in Firefox 49 (CVE-2016-5280)

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
09/22/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/25/2016
Modified
06/13/2018

Description

Use-after-free vulnerability in the mozilla::nsTextNodeDirectionalityMap::RemoveElementFromMap function in Mozilla Firefox before 49.0, Firefox ESR 45.x before 45.4, and Thunderbird < 45.4 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via bidirectional text.

Solution(s)

  • mozilla-firefox-upgrade-49_0

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