USN-3844-1: Firefox vulnerabilities

USN-3844-1: Firefox vulnerabilities

firefox vulnerabilities

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

  • Ubuntu 18.10
  • Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
  • Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
  • Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Summary

Firefox could be made to crash or run programs as your login if it
opened a malicious website.

Software Description

  • firefox – Mozilla Open Source web browser

Details

Multiple security issues were discovered in Firefox. If a user were
tricked in to opening a specially crafted website, an attacker could
potentially exploit these to cause a denial of service, bypass same-origin
restritions, or execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2018-12405, CVE-2018-12406,
CVE-2018-12407, CVE-2018-17466, CVE-2018-18492, CVE-2018-18493,
CVE-2018-18494, CVE-2018-18498)

Multiple security issues were discovered in WebExtensions. If a user were
tricked in to installing a specially crafted extension, an attacker could
potentially exploit these to open privileged pages, or bypass other
security restrictions. (CVE-2018-18495, CVE-2018-18497)

Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 18.10
firefox64.0+build3-0ubuntu0.18.10.1
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
firefox64.0+build3-0ubuntu0.18.04.1
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
firefox64.0+build3-0ubuntu0.16.04.1
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
firefox64.0+build3-0ubuntu0.14.04.1

To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.

After a standard system update you need to restart Firefox to make
all the necessary changes.

References

Source: USN-3844-1: Firefox vulnerabilities

About KENNETH 10137 Articles
지락문화예술공작단

Be the first to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.


*


This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.