Ubuntu 4032-1: Firefox vulnerability

    Date24 Jun 2019
    CategoryUbuntu
    1090
    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    A sandbox escape was discovered in Firefox.
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    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4032-1
    June 24, 2019
    
    firefox vulnerability
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    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    
    - Ubuntu 19.04
    - Ubuntu 18.10
    - Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
    - Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
    
    Summary:
    
    A sandbox escape was discovered in Firefox.
    
    Software Description:
    - firefox: Mozilla Open Source web browser
    
    Details:
    
    It was discovered that a sandboxed child process could open arbitrary web
    content in the parent process via the Prompt:Open IPC message. When
    combined with another vulnerability, an attacker could potentially exploit
    this to execute arbitrary code.
    
    Update instructions:
    
    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions:
    
    Ubuntu 19.04:
      firefox                         67.0.4+build1-0ubuntu0.19.04.1
    
    Ubuntu 18.10:
      firefox                         67.0.4+build1-0ubuntu0.18.10.1
    
    Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
      firefox                         67.0.4+build1-0ubuntu0.18.04.1
    
    Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
      firefox                         67.0.4+build1-0ubuntu0.16.04.1
    
    After a standard system update you need to restart Firefox to make
    all the necessary changes.
    
    References:
      https://usn.ubuntu.com/4032-1
      CVE-2019-11708
    
    Package Information:
     
    https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/firefox/67.0.4+build1-0ubuntu0.19.04.1
     
    https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/firefox/67.0.4+build1-0ubuntu0.18.10.1
     
    https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/firefox/67.0.4+build1-0ubuntu0.18.04.1
     
    https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/firefox/67.0.4+build1-0ubuntu0.16.04.1
    
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