Ubuntu 14.04 LTS / 16.04 LTS / 17.10 : firefox vulnerability (USN-3552-1)
High Nessus Plugin ID 106556
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
DescriptionJohann Hofmann discovered that HTML fragments created for chrome-privileged documents were not properly sanitized. An attacker could exploit this to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2018-5124).
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SolutionUpdate the affected firefox package.