USN-2557-1: Firefox vulnerability
07 April 2015
Firefox could be made to bypass SSL certificate verification.
- firefox - Mozilla Open Source web browser
Muneaki Nishimura discovered a flaw in Mozilla's HTTP Alternative Services
implementation which meant SSL certificate verification could be bypassed
in some circumstances. A remote attacker could potentially exploit this to
conduct a man in the middle attack. (CVE-2015-0799)
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
After a standard system update you need to restart Firefox to make
all the necessary changes.