Rapid7 Vulnerability & Exploit Database

Ubuntu: USN-2993-1 (CVE-2016-2829): Firefox vulnerabilities

Back to Search

Ubuntu: USN-2993-1 (CVE-2016-2829): Firefox vulnerabilities

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
06/09/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
06/09/2016
Modified
09/12/2020

Description

Mozilla Firefox before 47.0 allows remote attackers to spoof permission notifications via a crafted web site that rapidly triggers permission requests, as demonstrated by the microphone permission or the geolocation permission.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-firefox

With Rapid7 live dashboards, I have a clear view of all the assets on my network, which ones can be exploited, and what I need to do in order to reduce the risk in my environment in real-time. No other tool gives us that kind of value and insight.

– Scott Cheney, Manager of Information Security, Sierra View Medical Center

;