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MFSA2017-10 Firefox: Security vulnerabilities fixed in Firefox 53 (CVE-2017-5465)

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MFSA2017-10 Firefox: Security vulnerabilities fixed in Firefox 53 (CVE-2017-5465)

Severity
6
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P)
Published
06/11/2018
Created
07/25/2018
Added
07/12/2018
Modified
08/09/2018

Description

An out-of-bounds read while processing SVG content in "ConvolvePixel". This results in a crash and also allows for otherwise inaccessible memory being copied into SVG graphic content, which could then displayed. This vulnerability affects Thunderbird < 52.1, Firefox ESR < 45.9, Firefox ESR < 52.1, and Firefox < 53.

Solution(s)

  • mozilla-firefox-upgrade-53_0

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