ESB-2018.3275 - [Ubuntu] firefox: Multiple vulnerabilities 2018-10-25

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                               ESB-2018.3275
                    USN-3801-1: Firefox vulnerabilities
                              25 October 2018

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           firefox
Publisher:         Ubuntu
Operating System:  Ubuntu
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote with User Interaction
                   Increased Privileges            -- Remote with User Interaction
                   Denial of Service               -- Remote with User Interaction
                   Provide Misleading Information  -- Remote with User Interaction
                   Unauthorised Access             -- Remote with User Interaction
                   Reduced Security                -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2018-12403 CVE-2018-12402 CVE-2018-12401
                   CVE-2018-12399 CVE-2018-12398 CVE-2018-12397
                   CVE-2018-12396 CVE-2018-12395 CVE-2018-12393
                   CVE-2018-12392 CVE-2018-12390 CVE-2018-12388

Reference:         ASB-2018.0270.2

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3801-1

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USN-3801-1: Firefox vulnerabilities
24 October 2018

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

Ubuntu 18.10
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
Ubuntu 14.04 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, bypass CSP restrictions, spoof the protocol registration notification bar, leak SameSite cookies, bypass mixed content warnings, or execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2018-12388, CVE-2018-12390, CVE-2018-12392, CVE-2018-12393, CVE-2018-12398, CVE-2018-12399, CVE-2018-12401, CVE-2018-12402, CVE-2018-12403)

Multiple security issues were discovered with WebExtensions in Firefox. If a user were tricked in to installing a specially crafted extension, an attacker could potentially exploit these to bypass domain restrictions, gain additional privileges, or run content scripts in local pages without permission. (CVE-2018-12395, CVE-2018-12396, CVE-2018-12397)

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

Ubuntu 18.10
firefox - 63.0+build2-0ubuntu0.18.10.2
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
firefox - 63.0+build2-0ubuntu0.18.04.2
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
firefox - 63.0+build2-0ubuntu0.16.04.2
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
firefox - 63.0+build2-0ubuntu0.14.04.2
To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.

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

References
CVE-2018-12388
CVE-2018-12390
CVE-2018-12392
CVE-2018-12393
CVE-2018-12395
CVE-2018-12396
CVE-2018-12397
CVE-2018-12398
CVE-2018-12399
CVE-2018-12401
CVE-2018-12402
CVE-2018-12403

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