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MFSA2018-02 Firefox: Security vulnerabilities fixed in Firefox 58 (CVE-2018-5107)

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MFSA2018-02 Firefox: Security vulnerabilities fixed in Firefox 58 (CVE-2018-5107)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
01/23/2018
Created
07/25/2018
Added
01/24/2018
Modified
06/26/2018

Description

The printing process can bypass local access protections to read files available through symlinks, bypassing local file restrictions. The printing process requires files in a specific format so arbitrary data cannot be read but it is possible that some local file information could be exposed. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 58.

Solution(s)

  • mozilla-firefox-upgrade-58_0

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