Ubuntu 5581-1: Firefox vulnerabilities | LinuxSecurity.com
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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5581-1
August 24, 2022

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

- Ubuntu 20.04 LTS
- 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 into opening a specially crafted website, an attacker could
potentially exploit these to cause a denial of service, spoof the contents
of the addressbar, bypass security restrictions, or execute arbitrary
code.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS:
  firefox                         104.0+build3-0ubuntu0.20.04.1

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
  firefox                         104.0+build3-0ubuntu0.18.04.1

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

References:
  https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5581-1
  CVE-2022-38472, CVE-2022-38473, CVE-2022-38475, CVE-2022-38477,
  CVE-2022-38478

Package Information:
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/firefox/104.0+build3-0ubuntu0.20.04.1
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/firefox/104.0+build3-0ubuntu0.18.04.1

Ubuntu 5581-1: Firefox vulnerabilities

August 24, 2022

Summary

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: - Ubuntu 20.04 LTS - 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 into opening a specially crafted website, an attacker could potentially exploit these to cause a denial of service, spoof the contents of the addressbar, bypass security restrictions, or execute arbitrary code.

Update Instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 20.04 LTS: firefox 104.0+build3-0ubuntu0.20.04.1 Ubuntu 18.04 LTS: firefox 104.0+build3-0ubuntu0.18.04.1 After a standard system update you need to restart Firefox to make all the necessary changes.

References

https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5581-1

CVE-2022-38472, CVE-2022-38473, CVE-2022-38475, CVE-2022-38477,

CVE-2022-38478

Severity
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5581-1

Package Information

https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/firefox/104.0+build3-0ubuntu0.20.04.1 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/firefox/104.0+build3-0ubuntu0.18.04.1

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