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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201903-04

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201903-04
Posted Mar 11, 2019
Authored by Gentoo | Site security.gentoo.org

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201903-4 - Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Mozilla Firefox, the worst of which may allow execution of arbitrary code. Versions less than 60.5.1 are affected.

tags | advisory, arbitrary, vulnerability
systems | linux, gentoo
advisories | CVE-2018-12405, CVE-2018-18356, CVE-2018-18492, CVE-2018-18493, CVE-2018-18494, CVE-2018-18498, CVE-2018-18500, CVE-2018-18501, CVE-2018-18505, CVE-2019-5785
MD5 | 6751fa8425ac41b61633c4b262443455

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201903-04

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Severity: Normal
Title: Mozilla Firefox: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: March 10, 2019
Bugs: #672956, #676892, #677856
ID: 201903-04

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Synopsis
========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Mozilla Firefox, the worst
of which may allow execution of arbitrary code.

Background
==========

Mozilla Firefox is a popular open-source web browser from the Mozilla
Project.

Affected packages
=================

-------------------------------------------------------------------
Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
-------------------------------------------------------------------
1 www-client/firefox < 60.5.1 >= 60.5.1
2 www-client/firefox-bin < 60.5.1 >= 60.5.1
-------------------------------------------------------------------
2 affected packages

Description
===========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Mozilla Firefox.
Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact
======

A remote attacker could entice a user to view a specially crafted web
page possibly resulting in the execution of arbitrary code with the
privileges of the process or cause a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All Mozilla FireFox users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-client/firefox-60.5.1"

All Mozilla FireFox bin users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-client/firefox-bin-60.5.1"

References
==========

[ 1 ] CVE-2018-12405
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-12405
[ 2 ] CVE-2018-18356
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-18356
[ 3 ] CVE-2018-18492
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-18492
[ 4 ] CVE-2018-18493
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-18493
[ 5 ] CVE-2018-18494
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-18494
[ 6 ] CVE-2018-18498
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-18498
[ 7 ] CVE-2018-18500
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-18500
[ 8 ] CVE-2018-18501
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-18501
[ 9 ] CVE-2018-18505
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-18505
[ 10 ] CVE-2019-5785
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-5785

Availability
============

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201903-04

Concerns?
=========

Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
=======

Copyright 2019 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5

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