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USN-493-1: Firefox vulnerabilities

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
08/07/2007
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/06/2013
Modified
07/09/2020

Description

Mozilla Firefox before 2.0.0.6, Thunderbird before 1.5.0.13 and 2.x before 2.0.0.6, and SeaMonkey before 1.1.4 allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via certain vectors associated with launching "a file handling program based on the file extension at the end of the URI," a variant of CVE-2007-4041. NOTE: the vendor states that "it is still possible to launch a filetype handler based on extension rather than the registered protocol handler."

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-firefox

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