[USN-3688-1] Spidermonkey vulnerabilities

Chris Coulson chris.coulson at canonical.com
Tue Jun 19 15:55:41 UTC 2018

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3688-1
June 19, 2018

mozjs52 vulnerabilities

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

- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 17.10


Several security issues were fixed in Spidermonkey.

Software Description:
- mozjs52: SpiderMonkey JavaScript library


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                   52.8.1-0ubuntu0.18.04.1

Ubuntu 17.10:
  libmozjs-52-0                   52.8.1-0ubuntu0.17.10.1

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

  CVE-2017-7810, CVE-2017-7826, CVE-2018-5089, CVE-2018-5125,

Package Information:

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