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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4546-2

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4546-2
Posted Oct 16, 2020
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 4546-2 - USN-4546-1 fixed vulnerabilities in Firefox. The update introduced various minor regressions. This update fixes the problem. Multiple security issues were discovered in Firefox. If a user were tricked in to opening a specially crafted website, an attacker could potentially exploit these to cause a denial of service, conduct cross-site scripting attacks, spoof the site displayed in the download dialog, or execute arbitrary code. Various other issues were also addressed.

tags | advisory, denial of service, arbitrary, spoof, vulnerability, xss
systems | linux, ubuntu
MD5 | fb28fc67ccf3d5335d2f50642f5cdb2f

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4546-2

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4546-2
October 15, 2020

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

- Ubuntu 20.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Summary:

USN-4546-1 caused some minor regressions in Firefox.

Software Description:
- firefox: Mozilla Open Source web browser

Details:

USN-4546-1 fixed vulnerabilities in Firefox. The update introduced various
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 in to opening a specially crafted website, an attacker could
potentially exploit these to cause a denial of service, conduct cross-site
scripting (XSS) attacks, spoof the site displayed in the download dialog,
or execute arbitrary code.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS:
firefox 81.0.2+build1-0ubuntu0.20.04.1

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
firefox 81.0.2+build1-0ubuntu0.18.04.1

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
firefox 81.0.2+build1-0ubuntu0.16.04.1

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

References:
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4546-2
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4546-1
https://launchpad.net/bugs/1900032

Package Information:

https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/firefox/81.0.2+build1-0ubuntu0.20.04.1

https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/firefox/81.0.2+build1-0ubuntu0.18.04.1

https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/firefox/81.0.2+build1-0ubuntu0.16.04.1

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