Ubuntu 14.04 LTS / 16.04 LTS / 17.10 : firefox vulnerability (USN-3609-1)
High Nessus Plugin ID 108707
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
DescriptionA use-after-free was discovered in Firefox. If a user were tricked in to opening a specially crafted website, an attacker could potentially exploit this to cause a denial of service or execute arbitrary code.
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SolutionUpdate the affected firefox package.