Ubuntu 3896-1: Firefox vulnerabilities

    Date26 Feb 2019
    CategoryUbuntu
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Firefox could be made to crash or run programs as your login if itopened a malicious website.
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    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3896-1
    February 26, 2019
    
    firefox vulnerabilities
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    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 protections, or execute arbitrary code.
    
    Update instructions:
    
    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions:
    
    Ubuntu 18.10:
      firefox                         65.0.1+build2-0ubuntu0.18.10.1
    
    Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
      firefox                         65.0.1+build2-0ubuntu0.18.04.1
    
    Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
      firefox                         65.0.1+build2-0ubuntu0.16.04.1
    
    Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
      firefox                         65.0.1+build2-0ubuntu0.14.04.1
    
    After a standard system update you need to restart Firefox to make
    all the necessary changes.
    
    References:
      https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3896-1
      CVE-2018-18356, CVE-2018-18511, CVE-2019-5785
    
    Package Information:
     
    https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/firefox/65.0.1+build2-0ubuntu0.18.10.1
     
    https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/firefox/65.0.1+build2-0ubuntu0.18.04.1
     
    https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/firefox/65.0.1+build2-0ubuntu0.16.04.1
     
    https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/firefox/65.0.1+build2-0ubuntu0.14.04.1
    
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