Debian Security Advisory

DSA-3674-1 firefox-esr -- security update

Date Reported:
22 Sep 2016
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2016-5250, CVE-2016-5257, CVE-2016-5261, CVE-2016-5270, CVE-2016-5272, CVE-2016-5274, CVE-2016-5276, CVE-2016-5277, CVE-2016-5278, CVE-2016-5280, CVE-2016-5281, CVE-2016-5284.
More information:

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 information disclosure.

For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 45.4.0esr-1~deb8u2.

For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in version 45.4.0esr-1 of firefox-esr and in version 49.0-1 of firefox.

We recommend that you upgrade your firefox-esr packages.