USN-3688-1: Spidermonkey vulnerabilities

19 June 2018

Several security issues were fixed in Spidermonkey.

Releases

Packages

  • mozjs52 - SpiderMonkey JavaScript library

Details

Multiple memory safety issues were fixed in Spidermonkey. An attacker
could potentially exploit these to cause a denial of service, or execute
arbitrary code.

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 18.04
Ubuntu 17.10

After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make
all the necessary changes.

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