[USN-4599-2] Firefox vulnerabilities
chris.coulson at canonical.com
Mon Oct 26 22:33:52 UTC 2020
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4599-2
October 26, 2020
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 16.04 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
USN-4599-1 fixed vulnerabilities in Firefox. This update provides the
corresponding updates for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS.
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, spoof the prompt
for opening an external application, obtain sensitive information, or
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
After a standard system update you need to restart Firefox to make
all the necessary changes.
CVE-2020-15254, CVE-2020-15680, CVE-2020-15681, CVE-2020-15682,
CVE-2020-15683, CVE-2020-15684, CVE-2020-15969
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