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CVE-2017-7843 Detail

Description

When Private Browsing mode is used, it is possible for a web worker to write persistent data to IndexedDB and fingerprint a user uniquely. IndexedDB should not be available in Private Browsing mode and this stored data will persist across multiple private browsing mode sessions because it is not cleared when exiting. This vulnerability affects Firefox ESR < 52.5.2 and Firefox < 57.0.1.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  06/11/2018

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/102039
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/102112
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1039954
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:3382
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1410106
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2017/12/msg00003.html
https://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-4062
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2017-27/
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2017-28/

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CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-7843
NVD Published Date:
06/11/2018
NVD Last Modified:
06/12/2018