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MFSA2017-24 Firefox: Security vulnerabilities fixed in Firefox 57 (CVE-2017-7842)

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MFSA2017-24 Firefox: Security vulnerabilities fixed in Firefox 57 (CVE-2017-7842)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
11/14/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/15/2017
Modified
06/26/2018

Description

If a document's Referrer Policy attribute is set to "no-referrer" sometimes two network requests are made for "<link>" elements instead of one. One of these requests includes the referrer instead of respecting the set policy to not include a referrer on requests. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 57.

Solution(s)

  • mozilla-firefox-upgrade-57_0

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