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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 202005-04

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 202005-04
Posted May 13, 2020
Authored by Gentoo | Site security.gentoo.org

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 202005-4 - Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Mozilla Firefox, the worst of which could result in the arbitrary execution of code. Versions less than 68.8.0 are affected.

tags | advisory, arbitrary, vulnerability
systems | linux, gentoo
advisories | CVE-2020-12387, CVE-2020-12392, CVE-2020-12394, CVE-2020-12395, CVE-2020-12396, CVE-2020-6831
MD5 | 5a37543d648da63d01d2fce5fba95770

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 202005-04

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Severity: Normal
Title: Mozilla Firefox: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: May 12, 2020
Bugs: #721090
ID: 202005-04

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Synopsis
========

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

Background
==========

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

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

-------------------------------------------------------------------
Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
-------------------------------------------------------------------
1 www-client/firefox < 68.8.0 >= 68.8.0
2 www-client/firefox-bin < 68.8.0 >= 68.8.0
-------------------------------------------------------------------
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, an information leak or 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-68.8.0"

All Mozilla Firefox binary users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-client/firefox-bin-68.8.0"

References
==========

[ 1 ] CVE-2020-12387
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-12387
[ 2 ] CVE-2020-12392
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-12392
[ 3 ] CVE-2020-12394
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-12394
[ 4 ] CVE-2020-12395
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-12395
[ 5 ] CVE-2020-12396
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-12396
[ 6 ] CVE-2020-6831
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-6831
[ 7 ] MFSA-2020-17
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2020-17/

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

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

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202005-04

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 2020 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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