Debian: DSA-3728-1: firefox-esr security update

    Date 01 Dec 2016
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    A use-after-free vulnerability in the SVG Animation was discovered in the Mozilla Firefox web browser, allowing a remote attacker to cause a denial of service (application crash) or execute arbitrary code, if a user is tricked into opening a specially crafted website.
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3728-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
    December 01, 2016                     https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : firefox-esr
    CVE ID         : CVE-2016-9079
    
    A use-after-free vulnerability in the SVG Animation was discovered in
    the Mozilla Firefox web browser, allowing a remote attacker to cause a
    denial of service (application crash) or execute arbitrary code, if a
    user is tricked into opening a specially crafted website.
    
    For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in
    version 45.5.1esr-1~deb8u1.
    
    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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