Debian: DSA-3716-1: firefox-esr security update

    Date16 Nov 2016
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Multiple security issues have been found in the Mozilla Firefox web browser: Multiple memory safety errors, buffer overflows and other implementation errors may lead to the execution of arbitrary code or bypass of the same-origin policy. Also, a man-in-the-middle attack in
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3716-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                       Moritz Muehlenhoff
    November 16, 2016                     https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : firefox-esr
    CVE ID         : CVE-2016-5290 CVE-2016-5291 CVE-2016-5296 CVE-2016-5297 
                     CVE-2016-9064 CVE-2016-9066 CVE-2016-9074
    
    Multiple security issues have been found in the Mozilla Firefox web
    browser: Multiple memory safety errors, buffer overflows and other
    implementation errors may lead to the execution of arbitrary code or
    bypass of the same-origin policy. Also, a man-in-the-middle attack in
    the addon update mechanism has been fixed.
    
    For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in
    version 45.5.0esr-1~deb8u1.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in
    version 45.5.0esr-1 and version 50.0-1 of the firefox source package.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your firefox-esr packages.
    
    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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