Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1202-1 firefox-esr -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
10 Dec 2017
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-7843.
More information:

It was discovered that the private browsing mode in Firefox was able to write persistent data to a database, which could lead to websites tracking users even when browsing in this mode.

For Debian 7 Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 52.5.2esr-1~deb7u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your firefox-esr packages.

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