Ubuntu 4216-1: Firefox vulnerabilities

    Date09 Dec 2019
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Firefox could be made to crash or run programs as your login if it opened a malicious website.
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    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4216-1
    December 09, 2019
    
    firefox vulnerabilities
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    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    
    - Ubuntu 19.10
    - Ubuntu 19.04
    - Ubuntu 18.04 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, obtain sensitive
    information, or execute arbitrary code.
    
    Update instructions:
    
    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions:
    
    Ubuntu 19.10:
      firefox                         71.0+build5-0ubuntu0.19.10.1
    
    Ubuntu 19.04:
      firefox                         71.0+build5-0ubuntu0.19.04.1
    
    Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
      firefox                         71.0+build5-0ubuntu0.18.04.1
    
    After a standard system update you need to restart Firefox to make
    all the necessary changes.
    
    References:
      https://usn.ubuntu.com/4216-1
      CVE-2019-11745, CVE-2019-11756, CVE-2019-17005, CVE-2019-17008,
      CVE-2019-17010, CVE-2019-17011, CVE-2019-17012, CVE-2019-17013,
      CVE-2019-17014
    
    Package Information:
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/firefox/71.0+build5-0ubuntu0.19.10.1
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/firefox/71.0+build5-0ubuntu0.19.04.1
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/firefox/71.0+build5-0ubuntu0.18.04.1
    
    
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