12 December 2018
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-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA256 =========================================================================== AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution ESB-2018.3850 Firefox vulnerabilities 12 December 2018 =========================================================================== 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 Access Confidential Data -- Remote with User Interaction Unauthorised Access -- Remote with User Interaction Resolution: Patch/Upgrade CVE Names: CVE-2018-18498 CVE-2018-18497 CVE-2018-18495 CVE-2018-18494 CVE-2018-18493 CVE-2018-18492 CVE-2018-17466 CVE-2018-12407 CVE-2018-12406 CVE-2018-12405 Reference: ASB-2018.0304 Original Bulletin: http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3844-1 - --------------------------BEGIN INCLUDED TEXT-------------------- ========================================================================== Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3844-1 December 11, 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 same-origin restritions, or execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2018-12405, CVE-2018-12406, CVE-2018-12407, CVE-2018-17466, CVE-2018-18492, CVE-2018-18493, CVE-2018-18494, CVE-2018-18498) Multiple security issues were discovered in WebExtensions. If a user were tricked in to installing a specially crafted extension, an attacker could potentially exploit these to open privileged pages, or bypass other security restrictions. (CVE-2018-18495, CVE-2018-18497) Update instructions: The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 18.10: firefox 64.0+build3-0ubuntu0.18.10.1 Ubuntu 18.04 LTS: firefox 64.0+build3-0ubuntu0.18.04.1 Ubuntu 16.04 LTS: firefox 64.0+build3-0ubuntu0.16.04.1 Ubuntu 14.04 LTS: firefox 64.0+build3-0ubuntu0.14.04.1 After a standard system update you need to restart Firefox to make all the necessary changes. References: https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3844-1 CVE-2018-12405, CVE-2018-12406, CVE-2018-12407, CVE-2018-17466, CVE-2018-18492, CVE-2018-18493, CVE-2018-18494, CVE-2018-18495, CVE-2018-18497, CVE-2018-18498 Package Information: https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/firefox/64.0+build3-0ubuntu0.18.10.1 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/firefox/64.0+build3-0ubuntu0.18.04.1 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/firefox/64.0+build3-0ubuntu0.16.04.1 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/firefox/64.0+build3-0ubuntu0.14.04.1 - --------------------------END INCLUDED TEXT-------------------- You have received this e-mail bulletin as a result of your organisation's registration with AusCERT. The mailing list you are subscribed to is maintained within your organisation, so if you do not wish to continue receiving these bulletins you should contact your local IT manager. 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