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MFSA2017-11 Firefox: Security vulnerabilities fixed in Firefox ESR 45.9 (CVE-2017-5462)

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MFSA2017-11 Firefox: Security vulnerabilities fixed in Firefox ESR 45.9 (CVE-2017-5462)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
04/19/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
04/20/2017
Modified
08/09/2018

Description

A flaw in DRBG number generation within the Network Security Services (NSS) library where the internal state V does not correctly carry bits over. The NSS library has been updated to fix this issue to address this issue and Firefox ESR 52.1 has been updated with NSS version 3.28.4. This vulnerability affects Thunderbird < 52.1, Firefox ESR < 45.9, Firefox ESR < 52.1, and Firefox < 53.

Solution(s)

  • mozilla-firefox-esr-upgrade-45_9

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