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MFSA2017-05 Firefox: Security vulnerabilities fixed in Firefox 52 (CVE-2017-5419)

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MFSA2017-05 Firefox: Security vulnerabilities fixed in Firefox 52 (CVE-2017-5419)

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
03/07/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
03/08/2017
Modified
08/09/2018

Description

If a malicious site repeatedly triggers a modal authentication prompt, eventually the browser UI will become non-responsive, requiring shutdown through the operating system. This is a denial of service (DOS) attack. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 52 and Thunderbird < 52.

Solution(s)

  • mozilla-firefox-upgrade-52_0

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