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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2016-2821) ELSA-2016-1217: firefox security update

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
06/08/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
06/08/2016
Modified
05/07/2019

Description

Use-after-free vulnerability in the mozilla::dom::Element class in Mozilla Firefox before 47.0 and Firefox ESR 45.x before 45.2, when contenteditable mode is enabled, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (heap memory corruption) by triggering deletion of DOM elements that were created in the editor.

Solution(s)

  • oracle-linux-upgrade-firefox

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