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MFSA2016-91 Firefox: Security vulnerabilities fixed in Firefox 50.0.1 (CVE-2016-9078)

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MFSA2016-91 Firefox: Security vulnerabilities fixed in Firefox 50.0.1 (CVE-2016-9078)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
11/28/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/29/2016
Modified
08/02/2018

Description

Redirection from an HTTP connection to a "data:" URL assigns the referring site's origin to the "data:" URL in some circumstances. This can result in same-origin violations against a domain if it loads resources from malicious sites. Cross-origin setting of cookies has been demonstrated without the ability to read them. Note: This issue only affects Firefox 49 and 50. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 50.0.1.

Solution(s)

  • mozilla-firefox-upgrade-50_0_1

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