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MFSA2016-95 Firefox: Security vulnerabilities fixed in Firefox ESR 45.6 (CVE-2016-9901)

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MFSA2016-95 Firefox: Security vulnerabilities fixed in Firefox ESR 45.6 (CVE-2016-9901)

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
12/13/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/14/2016
Modified
08/02/2018

Description

HTML tags received from the Pocket server will be processed without sanitization and any JavaScript code executed will be run in the "about:pocket-saved" (unprivileged) page, giving it access to Pocket's messaging API through HTML injection. This vulnerability affects Firefox ESR < 45.6 and Firefox < 50.1.

Solution(s)

  • mozilla-firefox-esr-upgrade-45_6

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