Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4474-2
September 03, 2020

firefox regressions

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 20.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS


USN-4474-1 caused some minor regressions in Firefox.

Software Description:
- firefox: Mozilla Open Source web browser


USN-4474-1 fixed vulnerabilities in Firefox. The update introduced various
minor regressions. 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 cause a denial of service, trick the user
 in to installing a malicious extension, spoof the URL bar, leak sensitive
 information between origins, or execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2020-15664,
 CVE-2020-15665, CVE-2020-15666, CVE-2020-15670)
  It was discovered that NSS incorrectly handled certain signatures.
 An attacker could possibly use this issue to expose sensitive information.
 (CVE-2020-12400, CVE-2020-12401, CVE-2020-6829)
  A data race was discovered when importing certificate information in to
 the trust store. An attacker could potentially exploit this to cause an
 unspecified impact. (CVE-2020-15668)

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS:
  firefox                         80.0.1+build1-0ubuntu0.20.04.1

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
  firefox                         80.0.1+build1-0ubuntu0.18.04.1

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
  firefox                         80.0.1+build1-0ubuntu0.16.04.1

After a standard system update you need to restart Firefox to make
all the necessary changes.


Package Information: