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MFSA2018-29 Firefox: Security vulnerabilities fixed in Firefox 64 (CVE-2018-18496)

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MFSA2018-29 Firefox: Security vulnerabilities fixed in Firefox 64 (CVE-2018-18496)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
12/11/2018
Created
03/19/2019
Added
12/12/2018
Modified
03/04/2019

Description

When the RSS Feed preview about:feeds page is framed within another page, it can be used in concert with scripted content for a clickjacking attack that confuses users into downloading and executing an executable file from a temporary directory. *Note: This issue only affects Windows operating systems. Other operating systems are not affected.*. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 64.

Solution(s)

  • mozilla-firefox-upgrade-64_0

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