[SECURITY] [DSA 4062-1] firefox-esr security update

Type debian
Reporter Debian
Modified 2017-12-10T21:43:39


Debian Security Advisory DSA-4062-1 security@debian.org https://www.debian.org/security/ Moritz Muehlenhoff December 10, 2017 https://www.debian.org/security/faq

Package : firefox-esr CVE ID : CVE-2017-7843

It discovered that the Private Browsing mode in the Mozilla Firefox web browser allowed to fingerprint a user across multiple sessions via IndexedDB.

For the oldstable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 52.5.2esr-1~deb8u1.

For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 52.5.2esr-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 at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/firefox-esr

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://www.debian.org/security/

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