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MFSA2016-94 Firefox: Security vulnerabilities fixed in Firefox 50.1 (CVE-2016-9904)

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MFSA2016-94 Firefox: Security vulnerabilities fixed in Firefox 50.1 (CVE-2016-9904)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
12/13/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/14/2016
Modified
08/02/2018

Description

An attacker could use a JavaScript Map/Set timing attack to determine whether an atom is used by another compartment/zone in specific contexts. This could be used to leak information, such as usernames embedded in JavaScript code, across websites. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 50.1, Firefox ESR < 45.6, and Thunderbird < 45.6.

Solution(s)

  • mozilla-firefox-upgrade-50_1

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