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MFSA2017-21 Firefox: Security vulnerabilities fixed in Firefox 56 (CVE-2017-7812)

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MFSA2017-21 Firefox: Security vulnerabilities fixed in Firefox 56 (CVE-2017-7812)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
06/11/2018
Created
07/25/2018
Added
07/12/2018
Modified
07/12/2018

Description

If web content on a page is dragged onto portions of the browser UI, such as the tab bar, links can be opened that otherwise would not be allowed to open. This can allow malicious web content to open a locally stored file through "file:" URLs. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 56.

Solution(s)

  • mozilla-firefox-upgrade-56_0

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