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MFSA2016-90 Firefox: Security vulnerabilities fixed in Firefox ESR 45.5 (CVE-2016-5290)

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MFSA2016-90 Firefox: Security vulnerabilities fixed in Firefox ESR 45.5 (CVE-2016-5290)

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
11/15/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/16/2016
Modified
07/31/2018

Description

Memory safety bugs were reported in Firefox 49 and Firefox ESR 45.4. Some of these bugs showed evidence of memory corruption and we presume that with enough effort that some of these could be exploited to run arbitrary code. This vulnerability affects Thunderbird < 45.5, Firefox ESR < 45.5, and Firefox < 50.

Solution(s)

  • mozilla-firefox-esr-upgrade-45_5

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