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MFSA2020-01 Firefox: Security Vulnerabilities fixed in Firefox 72 (CVE-2019-17019)

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MFSA2020-01 Firefox: Security Vulnerabilities fixed in Firefox 72 (CVE-2019-17019)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
01/07/2020
Created
01/09/2020
Added
01/08/2020
Modified
01/16/2020

Description

When Python was installed on Windows, a python file being served with the MIME type of text/plain could be executed by Python instead of being opened as a text file when the Open option was selected upon download. *Note: this issue only occurs on Windows. Other operating systems are unaffected.*. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 72.

Solution(s)

  • mozilla-firefox-upgrade-72_0

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