[ GLSA 201903-04 ] Mozilla Firefox: Multiple vulnerabilities


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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 201903-04
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https://security.gentoo.org/
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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

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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 www-client/firefox 60.5.1=20
2 www-client/firefox-bin 60.5.1=20
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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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