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Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2017-5419): Firefox regression

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Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2017-5419): Firefox regression

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
03/07/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
03/08/2017
Modified
03/02/2020

Description

If a malicious site repeatedly triggers a modal authentication prompt, eventually the browser UI will become non-responsive, requiring shutdown through the operating system. This is a denial of service (DOS) attack. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 52 and Thunderbird < 52.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-firefox

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