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    Debian: DSA-4062-1: firefox-esr security update

    Date 10 Dec 2017
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    It discovered that the Private Browsing mode in the Mozilla Firefox web browser allowed to fingerprint a user across multiple sessions via IndexedDB.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-4062-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                       Moritz Muehlenhoff
    December 10, 2017                     https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    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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