ArchLinux: 202001-1: firefox: multiple issues

    Date08 Jan 2020
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    The package firefox before version 72.0-1 is vulnerable to multiple issues including arbitrary code execution, insufficient validation, access restriction bypass and denial of service.
    Arch Linux Security Advisory ASA-202001-1
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    Severity: Critical
    Date    : 2020-01-08
    CVE-ID  : CVE-2019-17016 CVE-2019-17017 CVE-2019-17020 CVE-2019-17022
              CVE-2019-17023 CVE-2019-17024 CVE-2019-17025
    Package : firefox
    Type    : multiple issues
    Remote  : Yes
    Link    : https://security.archlinux.org/AVG-1084
    
    Summary
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    The package firefox before version 72.0-1 is vulnerable to multiple
    issues including arbitrary code execution, insufficient validation,
    access restriction bypass and denial of service.
    
    Resolution
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    Upgrade to 72.0-1.
    
    # pacman -Syu "firefox>=72.0-1"
    
    The problems have been fixed upstream in version 72.0.
    
    Workaround
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    None.
    
    Description
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    - CVE-2019-17016 (insufficient validation)
    
    A security issue has been found in Firefox before 72.0. When pasting a