Ubuntu 3216-2: Firefox regression

    Date30 Mar 2017
    CategoryUbuntu
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    USN-3216-1 introduced a regression in Firefox.
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    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3216-2
    March 30, 2017
    
    firefox regression
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    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    
    - Ubuntu 16.10
    - Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
    - Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
    - Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
    
    Summary:
    
    USN-3216-1 introduced a regression in Firefox.
    
    Software Description:
    - firefox: Mozilla Open Source web browser
    
    Details:
    
    USN-3216-1 fixed vulnerabilities in Firefox. The update resulted in a
    startup crash when Firefox is used with XRDP. This update fixes the
    problem.
    
    We apologize for the inconvenience.
    
    Original advisory 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 bypass same origin restrictions, obtain
     sensitive information, spoof the addressbar, spoof the print dialog,
     cause a denial of service via application crash or hang, or execute
     arbitrary code. (CVE-2017-5398, CVE-2017-5399, CVE-2017-5400,
     CVE-2017-5401, CVE-2017-5402, CVE-2017-5403, CVE-2017-5404, CVE-2017-5405,
     CVE-2017-5406, CVE-2017-5407, CVE-2017-5408, CVE-2017-5410, CVE-2017-5412,
     CVE-2017-5413, CVE-2017-5414, CVE-2017-5415, CVE-2017-5416, CVE-2017-5417,
     CVE-2017-5418, CVE-2017-5419, CVE-2017-5420, CVE-2017-5421, CVE-2017-5422,
     CVE-2017-5426, CVE-2017-5427)
    
    Update instructions:
    
    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions:
    
    Ubuntu 16.10:
      firefox                         52.0.2+build1-0ubuntu0.16.10.1
    
    Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
      firefox                         52.0.2+build1-0ubuntu0.16.04.1
    
    Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
      firefox                         52.0.2+build1-0ubuntu0.14.04.1
    
    Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
      firefox                         52.0.2+build1-0ubuntu0.12.04.1
    
    After a standard system update you need to restart Firefox to make
    all the necessary changes.
    
    References:
      http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3216-2
      http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3216-1
      https://launchpad.net/bugs/1671079
    
    Package Information:
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/firefox/52.0.2+build1-0ubuntu0.16.10.1
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/firefox/52.0.2+build1-0ubuntu0.16.04.1
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/firefox/52.0.2+build1-0ubuntu0.14.04.1
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/firefox/52.0.2+build1-0ubuntu0.12.04.1
    
    
    
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