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Ubuntu: USN-3609-1 (CVE-2018-5148): Firefox vulnerability

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Ubuntu: USN-3609-1 (CVE-2018-5148): Firefox vulnerability

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
03/27/2018
Created
07/25/2018
Added
04/26/2018
Modified
08/17/2018

Description

A use-after-free vulnerability can occur in the compositor during certain graphics operations when a raw pointer is used instead of a reference counted one. This results in a potentially exploitable crash. This vulnerability affects Firefox ESR < 52.7.3 and Firefox < 59.0.2.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-firefox

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