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MFSA2017-27 Firefox: Security vulnerabilities fixed in Firefox 57.0.1 (CVE-2017-7843)

Severity CVSS Published Added Modified
4 (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) November 29, 2017 December 05, 2017 December 05, 2017

Description

When Private Browsing mode is used, it is possible for a web worker to write persistent data to IndexedDB and fingerprint a user uniquely. IndexedDB should not be available in Private Browsing mode and this stored data will persist across multiple private browsing mode sessions because it is not cleared when exiting.

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References

Solution

mozilla-firefox-upgrade-57_0_1

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