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Debian Security Advisory DSA 4199-1 (firefox-esr - security update)

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

7.5

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

4 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

Several security issues have been found in the Mozilla Firefox web browser: Multiple memory safety errors and other implementation errors may lead to the execution of arbitrary code or denial of service.

Affected Software

Affected Software

firefox-esr on Debian Linux

Detection Method

Detection Method

This check tests the installed software version using the apt package manager.

Solution

Solution

For the oldstable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 52.8.0esr-1~deb8u1. For the stable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in version 52.8.0esr-1~deb9u1. We recommend that you upgrade your firefox-esr packages. For the detailed security status of firefox-esr please refer to its security tracker page linked in the references.