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Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2017-7824): Thunderbird vulnerabilities

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
09/29/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/03/2017
Modified
09/12/2020

Description

A buffer overflow occurs when drawing and validating elements with the ANGLE graphics library, used for WebGL content. This is due to an incorrect value being passed within the library during checks and results in a potentially exploitable crash. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 56, Firefox ESR < 52.4, and Thunderbird < 52.4.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-firefox
  • ubuntu-upgrade-thunderbird

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