Executive Summary

Summary
Title Firefox vulnerabilities
Informations
NameUSN-4234-1First vendor Publication2020-01-09
VendorUbuntuLast vendor Modification2020-01-09
Severity (Vendor) N/ARevisionN/A

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector :
Cvss Base ScoreN/AAttack RangeN/A
Cvss Impact ScoreN/AAttack ComplexityN/A
Cvss Expoit ScoreN/AAuthenticationN/A
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Detail

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

- Ubuntu 19.10 - Ubuntu 19.04 - Ubuntu 18.04 LTS - Ubuntu 16.04 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, bypass Content Security Policy (CSP) restrictions, conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks, or execute arbitrary code.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 19.10:
firefox 72.0.1+build1-0ubuntu0.19.10.1

Ubuntu 19.04:
firefox 72.0.1+build1-0ubuntu0.19.04.1

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
firefox 72.0.1+build1-0ubuntu0.18.04.1

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
firefox 72.0.1+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/4234-1
CVE-2019-17016, CVE-2019-17017, CVE-2019-17020, CVE-2019-17022,
CVE-2019-17023, CVE-2019-17024, CVE-2019-17025, CVE-2019-17026

Package Information:

https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/firefox/72.0.1+build1-0ubuntu0.19.10.1

https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/firefox/72.0.1+build1-0ubuntu0.19.04.1

https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/firefox/72.0.1+build1-0ubuntu0.18.04.1

https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/firefox/72.0.1+build1-0ubuntu0.16.04.1

Original Source

Url : http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-4234-1

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