Bug 1387588 (CVE-2016-5288) - CVE-2016-5288 firefox: Web content can read cache entries
Summary: CVE-2016-5288 firefox: Web content can read cache entries
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Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Alias: CVE-2016-5288
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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medium
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1387589
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2016-10-21 10:33 UTC by Andrej Nemec
Modified: 2019-09-29 13:58 UTC (History)
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Fixed In Version: firefox 49.0.2
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Last Closed: 2019-06-08 03:00:46 UTC


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Description Andrej Nemec 2016-10-21 10:33:44 UTC
It was demonstrated that web content could access information in the HTTP cache if e10s is disabled. This can reveal some visited URLs and the contents of those pages. This issue affects Firefox 48 and 49.

Upstream bug:

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1310183

Comment 1 Andrej Nemec 2016-10-21 10:34:30 UTC
Created firefox tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1387589]


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