ESB-2019.0598 - [Ubuntu] firefox: Multiple vulnerabilities - 2019-02-27


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                               ESB-2019.0598
                    USN-3896-1: Firefox vulnerabilities
                             27 February 2019

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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
                   Access Privileged Data          -- Remote with User Interaction
                   Denial of Service               -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2019-5785 CVE-2018-18511 CVE-2018-18356

Reference:         ASB-2019.0058
                   ESB-2019.0560
                   ESB-2019.0556
                   ESB-2019.0479.2

Original Bulletin: 
   https://usn.ubuntu.com/3896-1/

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USN-3896-1: Firefox vulnerabilities
26 February 2019

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

  o Ubuntu 18.10
  o Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
  o Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
  o 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

  o 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 same origin protections, or execute
arbitrary code.

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 18.10
    firefox - 65.0.1+build2-0ubuntu0.18.10.1
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
    firefox - 65.0.1+build2-0ubuntu0.18.04.1
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
    firefox - 65.0.1+build2-0ubuntu0.16.04.1
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
    firefox - 65.0.1+build2-0ubuntu0.14.04.1

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

  o CVE-2018-18356
  o CVE-2018-18511
  o CVE-2019-5785

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