Executive Summary

Title Firefox vulnerability
Name USN-4101-1 First vendor Publication 2019-08-16
Vendor Ubuntu Last vendor Modification 2019-08-16
Severity (Vendor) N/A Revision N/A

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : N/A
Overall CVSS Score NA
Base Score NA Environmental Score NA
impact SubScore NA Temporal Score NA
Exploitabality Sub Score NA
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

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Cvss Impact Score N/A Attack Complexity N/A
Cvss Expoit Score N/A Authentication N/A
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 19.04 - Ubuntu 18.04 LTS - Ubuntu 16.04 LTS


A local attacker could obtain saved passwords.

Software Description: - firefox: Mozilla Open Source web browser


It was discovered that passwords could be copied to the clipboard from the "Saved Logins" dialog without entering the master password, even when a master password has been set. A local attacker could potentially exploit this to obtain saved passwords.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 19.04:
firefox 68.0.2+build1-0ubuntu0.19.04.1

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
firefox 68.0.2+build1-0ubuntu0.18.04.1

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
firefox 68.0.2+build1-0ubuntu0.16.04.1

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


Package Information: https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/firefox/68.0.2+build1-0ubuntu0.19.04.1 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/firefox/68.0.2+build1-0ubuntu0.18.04.1 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/firefox/68.0.2+build1-0ubuntu0.16.04.1

Original Source

Url : http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-4101-1

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Date Informations
2019-08-17 00:19:01
  • First insertion