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MFSA2017-21 Firefox: Security vulnerabilities fixed in Firefox 56 (CVE-2017-7814)

Severity CVSS Published Added Modified
7 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) June 11, 2018 July 12, 2018 August 08, 2018

Description

File downloads encoded with "blob:" and "data:" URL elements bypassed normal file download checks though the Phishing and Malware Protection feature and its block lists of suspicious sites and files. This would allow malicious sites to lure users into downloading executables that would otherwise be detected as suspicious. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 56, Firefox ESR < 52.4, and Thunderbird < 52.4.

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References

Solution

mozilla-firefox-upgrade-56_0

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