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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3919-1

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3919-1
Posted Mar 25, 2019
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 3919-1 - Two security issues were discovered in the JavaScript engine in Firefox. If a user were tricked in to opening a specially crafted website, an attacker could exploit this by causing a denial of service, or executing arbitrary code.

tags | advisory, denial of service, arbitrary, javascript
systems | linux, ubuntu
advisories | CVE-2019-9810
MD5 | 43cba013add5db698a9143d66ef6229d

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3919-1

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3919-1
March 25, 2019

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

- Ubuntu 18.10
- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
- 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:

Two security issues were discovered in the JavaScript engine in Firefox.
If a user were tricked in to opening a specially crafted website, an
attacker could exploit this by causing a denial of service, or executing
arbitrary code.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 18.10:
firefox 66.0.1+build1-0ubuntu0.18.10.1

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
firefox 66.0.1+build1-0ubuntu0.18.04.1

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
firefox 66.0.1+build1-0ubuntu0.16.04.1

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
firefox 66.0.1+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-3919-1
CVE-2019-9810, CVE-2019-9813

Package Information:

https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/firefox/66.0.1+build1-0ubuntu0.18.10.1

https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/firefox/66.0.1+build1-0ubuntu0.18.04.1

https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/firefox/66.0.1+build1-0ubuntu0.16.04.1

https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/firefox/66.0.1+build1-0ubuntu0.14.04.1

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