[USN-6143-1] Firefox vulnerabilities

Nishit Majithia nishit.majithia at canonical.com
Wed Jun 7 07:47:49 UTC 2023

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-6143-1
June 07, 2023

firefox vulnerabilities

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

- Ubuntu 20.04 LTS


Several security issues were fixed in Firefox.

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, obtain sensitive
information across domains, or execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2023-34414,
CVE-2023-34416, CVE-2023-34417)

Jun Kokatsu discovered that Firefox did not properly validate site-isolated
process for a document loaded from a data: URL that was the result of a
redirect, leading to an open redirect attack. An attacker could possibly
use this issue to perform phishing attacks. (CVE-2023-34415)

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS:
  firefox                         114.0+build3-0ubuntu0.20.04.1

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

  CVE-2023-34414, CVE-2023-34415, CVE-2023-34416, CVE-2023-34417

Package Information:
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