[USN-4278-1] Firefox vulnerabilities
chris.coulson at canonical.com
Thu Feb 13 22:48:12 UTC 2020
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4278-1
February 13, 2020
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 19.10
- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
Firefox could be made to crash or run programs as your login if it
opened a malicious website.
- firefox: Mozilla Open Source web browser
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, conduct cross-site scripting
(XSS) attacks, or execute arbitrary code.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
After a standard system update you need to restart Firefox to make
all the necessary changes.
CVE-2020-6796, CVE-2020-6798, CVE-2020-6800, CVE-2020-6801
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