Debian Security Advisory
DSA-3728-1 firefox-esr -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 01 Dec 2016
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2016-9079.
- More information:
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.