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MFSA2017-01 Firefox: Security vulnerabilities fixed in Firefox 51 (CVE-2017-5391)

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MFSA2017-01 Firefox: Security vulnerabilities fixed in Firefox 51 (CVE-2017-5391)

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
06/11/2018
Created
07/25/2018
Added
07/12/2018
Modified
08/09/2018

Description

Special "about:" pages used by web content, such as RSS feeds, can load privileged "about:" pages in an iframe. If a content-injection bug were found in one of those pages this could allow for potential privilege escalation. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 51.

Solution(s)

  • mozilla-firefox-upgrade-51_0

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