[USN-5107-1] Firefox vulnerabilities

Chris Coulson chris.coulson at canonical.com
Thu Oct 7 23:22:29 UTC 2021

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5107-1
October 07, 2021

firefox vulnerabilities

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

- Ubuntu 21.04
- Ubuntu 20.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS


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


Multiple security issues were discovered in Firefox. If a user were
tricked into opening a specially crafted website, an attacker could
potentially exploit these to cause a denial of service, spoof another
origin, or execute arbitrary code.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 21.04:
  firefox                         93.0+build1-0ubuntu0.21.04.1

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS:
  firefox                         93.0+build1-0ubuntu0.20.04.1

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
  firefox                         93.0+build1-0ubuntu0.18.04.1

After a standard system update you need to restart Firefox to make
all the necessary changes.

  CVE-2021-32810, CVE-2021-38496, CVE-2021-38497, CVE-2021-38498,
  CVE-2021-38499, CVE-2021-38500, CVE-2021-38501

Package Information:

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