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Ubuntu: USN-2993-1 (CVE-2016-2831): Firefox vulnerabilities

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Ubuntu: USN-2993-1 (CVE-2016-2831): Firefox vulnerabilities

Severity
6
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P)
Published
06/09/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
06/09/2016
Modified
09/12/2020

Description

Mozilla Firefox before 47.0 and Firefox ESR 45.x before 45.2 do not ensure that the user approves the fullscreen and pointerlock settings, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (UI outage), or conduct clickjacking or spoofing attacks, via a crafted web site.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-firefox

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