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Ubuntu: USN-3044-1 (CVE-2016-5260): Firefox vulnerabilities

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
08/04/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/06/2016
Modified
09/12/2020

Description

Mozilla Firefox before 48.0 mishandles changes from 'INPUT type="password"' to 'INPUT type="text"' within a single Session Manager session, which might allow attackers to discover cleartext passwords by reading a session restoration file.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-firefox

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