Debian Security Advisory
DSA-4062-1 firefox-esr -- 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 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