[USN-6143-2] Firefox regressions

Nishit Majithia nishit.majithia at canonical.com
Tue Jun 13 05:25:44 UTC 2023

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-6143-2
June 13, 2023

firefox regressions

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

- Ubuntu 20.04 LTS


USN-6143-1 caused some minor regressions in Firefox.

Software Description:
- firefox: Mozilla Open Source web browser


USN-6143-1 fixed vulnerabilities in Firefox. The update introduced
several minor regressions. This update fixes the problem.

We apologize for the inconvenience.

Original advisory details:

 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                         114.0.1+build1-0ubuntu0.20.04.1

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


Package Information:
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