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MFSA2017-05 Firefox: Security vulnerabilities fixed in Firefox 52 (CVE-2017-5425)

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MFSA2017-05 Firefox: Security vulnerabilities fixed in Firefox 52 (CVE-2017-5425)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
03/07/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
03/08/2017
Modified
08/13/2018

Description

The Gecko Media Plugin sandbox allows access to local files that match specific regular expressions. On OS OX, this matching allows access to some data in subdirectories of "/private/var" that could expose personal or temporary data. This has been updated to not allow access to "/private/var" and its subdirectories. Note: this issue only affects OS X. Other operating systems are not affected. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 52 and Thunderbird < 52.

Solution(s)

  • mozilla-firefox-upgrade-52_0

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