Debian: DSA-4143-1: firefox-esr security update

    Date17 Mar 2018
    CategoryDebian
    5608
    Posted ByAnthony Pell
    Richard Zhu and Huzaifa Sidhpurwala discovered that an out-of-bounds memory write when playing Vorbis media files could result in the execution of arbitrary code.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-4143-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                       Moritz Muehlenhoff
    March 17, 2018                        https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : firefox-esr
    CVE ID         : CVE-2018-5146 CVE-2018-5147
    
    Richard Zhu and Huzaifa Sidhpurwala discovered that an out-of-bounds
    memory write when playing Vorbis media files could result in the
    execution of arbitrary code.
    
    For the oldstable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed
    in version 52.7.2esr-1~deb8u1.
    
    For the stable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in
    version 52.7.2esr-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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