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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3682-1

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3682-1
Posted Jun 12, 2018
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 3682-1 - A heap buffer overflow was discovered in Skia. If a user were tricked in to opening a specially crafted website, an attacker could potentially exploit this to cause a denial of service, or execute arbitrary code.

tags | advisory, denial of service, overflow, arbitrary
systems | linux, ubuntu
advisories | CVE-2018-6126
MD5 | 9d8d0a4e3481a5f69358902a80dbe817

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3682-1

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3682-1
June 12, 2018

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

- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 17.10
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Summary:

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

Details:

A heap buffer overflow was discovered in Skia. If a user were tricked in
to opening a specially crafted website, an attacker could potentially
exploit this to cause a denial of service, or execute arbitrary code.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
firefox 60.0.2+build1-0ubuntu0.18.04.1

Ubuntu 17.10:
firefox 60.0.2+build1-0ubuntu0.17.10.1

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
firefox 60.0.2+build1-0ubuntu0.16.04.1

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
firefox 60.0.2+build1-0ubuntu0.14.04.1

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

References:
https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3682-1
CVE-2018-6126

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/firefox/60.0.2+build1-0ubuntu0.18.04.1
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/firefox/60.0.2+build1-0ubuntu0.17.10.1
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/firefox/60.0.2+build1-0ubuntu0.16.04.1
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/firefox/60.0.2+build1-0ubuntu0.14.04.1


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