ESB-2018.2492 - [Ubuntu] Spidermonkey: Multiple vulnerabilities 2018-08-23

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                               ESB-2018.2492
                       Spidermonkey vulnerabilities
                              23 August 2018

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           Spidermonkey
Publisher:         Ubuntu
Operating System:  Ubuntu
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote with User Interaction
                   Denial of Service               -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2018-5188  

Reference:         ASB-2018.0146
                   ASB-2018.0139
                   ESB-2018.2328
                   ESB-2018.2051

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3749-1

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3749-1
August 22, 2018

mozjs52 vulnerabilities
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- - Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Summary:

Several security issues were fixed in Spidermonkey.

Software Description:
- - mozjs52: SpiderMonkey JavaScript library

Details:

Multiple memory safety issues were fixed in Spidermonkey. An attacker
could potentially exploit these to cause a denial of service, or execute
arbitrary code.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
  libmozjs-52-0                   52.9.1-0ubuntu0.18.04.1

After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make
all the necessary changes.

References:
  https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3749-1
  CVE-2018-5188

Package Information:
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/mozjs52/52.9.1-0ubuntu0.18.04.1

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