Ubuntu Update for firefox USN-4165-2

Technical Details

Severity Level:

Medium Severity

CVSS Score:

5.0

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'firefox' Linux Distribution Package(s) announced via the USN-4165-2 advisory.

Detection Method:
Checks if a vulnerable Linux Distribution Package version is present on the target host.

Technical Details:
USN-4165-1 fixed vulnerabilities in Firefox. The update introduced various minor regressions. This update fixes the problems. We apologize for the inconvenience. 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 cause a denial of service, bypass security restrictions, bypass same-origin restrictions, conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks, bypass content security policy (CSP) protections, or execute arbitrary code.

Affected Versions:
'firefox' Linux Distribution Package(s) on Ubuntu 19.04, Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, Ubuntu 16.04 LTS.

Recommendations:
Please install the updated Linux Distribution Package(s).

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Family:

Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Creation Time:

2019-11-06 03:01:22

Modification Time:

2019-11-06 11:51:43

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