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MFSA2017-21 Firefox: Security vulnerabilities fixed in Firefox 56 (CVE-2017-7824)

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MFSA2017-21 Firefox: Security vulnerabilities fixed in Firefox 56 (CVE-2017-7824)

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
06/11/2018
Created
07/25/2018
Added
07/12/2018
Modified
08/13/2018

Description

A buffer overflow occurs when drawing and validating elements with the ANGLE graphics library, used for WebGL content. This is due to an incorrect value being passed within the library during checks and results in a potentially exploitable crash. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 56, Firefox ESR < 52.4, and Thunderbird < 52.4.

Solution(s)

  • mozilla-firefox-upgrade-56_0

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