ESB-2017.2045 - [Ubuntu] firefox: Multiple vulnerabilities 2017-08-17

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                               Ubufox update
                              17 August 2017


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:           firefox
Publisher:         Ubuntu
Operating System:  Ubuntu
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote with User Interaction
                   Denial of Service               -- Remote with User Interaction
                   Provide Misleading Information  -- Remote with User Interaction
                   Access Confidential Data        -- Remote with User Interaction
                   Reduced Security                -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2017-7809 CVE-2017-7808 CVE-2017-7807
                   CVE-2017-7806 CVE-2017-7803 CVE-2017-7802
                   CVE-2017-7801 CVE-2017-7800 CVE-2017-7799
                   CVE-2017-7798 CVE-2017-7797 CVE-2017-7794
                   CVE-2017-7792 CVE-2017-7791 CVE-2017-7789
                   CVE-2017-7788 CVE-2017-7787 CVE-2017-7786
                   CVE-2017-7785 CVE-2017-7784 CVE-2017-7783
                   CVE-2017-7781 CVE-2017-7780 CVE-2017-7779

Reference:         ASB-2017.0134

Original Bulletin:

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3391-2
August 16, 2017

ubufox update

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

- - Ubuntu 17.04
- - Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
- - Ubuntu 14.04 LTS


This update provides compatible packages for Firefox 55.

Software Description:
- - ubufox: Ubuntu Firefox specific configuration defaults and apt support


USN-3391-1 fixed vulnerabilities in Firefox. This update provides the
corresponding update for Ubufox.

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 conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks,
 bypass sandbox restrictions, obtain sensitive information, spoof the
 origin of modal alerts, bypass same origin restrictions, read
 uninitialized memory, cause a denial of service via program crash or hang,
 or execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2017-7753, CVE-2017-7779, CVE-2017-7780,
 CVE-2017-7781, CVE-2017-7783, CVE-2017-7784, CVE-2017-7785, CVE-2017-7786,
 CVE-2017-7787, CVE-2017-7788, CVE-2017-7789, CVE-2017-7791, CVE-2017-7792,
 CVE-2017-7794, CVE-2017-7797, CVE-2017-7798, CVE-2017-7799, CVE-2017-7800,
 CVE-2017-7801, CVE-2017-7802, CVE-2017-7803, CVE-2017-7806, CVE-2017-7807,
 CVE-2017-7808, CVE-2017-7809)

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 17.04:
  xul-ext-ubufox                  3.4-0ubuntu0.17.04.1

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
  xul-ext-ubufox                  3.4-0ubuntu0.16.04.1

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
  xul-ext-ubufox                  3.4-0ubuntu0.14.04.1

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


Package Information:

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