USN-2031-1: Firefox vulnerabilities

20 November 2013

Several security issues were fixed in Firefox.



  • firefox - Mozilla Open Source web browser


Multiple security issues were discovered in Firefox. If a user were tricked
into opening a specially crafted page, an attacker could possibly exploit
these to cause a denial of service via application crash, potentially
execute arbitrary code, or lead to information disclosure. (CVE-2013-1741,
CVE-2013-2566, CVE-2013-5605, CVE-2013-5607)

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 13.10
Ubuntu 13.04
Ubuntu 12.10
Ubuntu 12.04

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

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