USN-3761-3: Firefox regressions
17 September 2018
USN-3761-1 caused several regressions in Firefox.
- firefox - Mozilla Open Source web browser
USN-3761-1 fixed vulnerabilities in Firefox. The update caused several
regressions affecting spellchecker dictionaries and search engines, which
were partially fixed by USN-3761-2. This update contains the remaining fix.
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, or execute
arbitrary code. (CVE-2018-12375, CVE-2018-12376, CVE-2018-12377,
It was discovered that if a user saved passwords before Firefox 58 and
then later set a master password, an unencrypted copy of these passwords
would still be accessible. A local user could exploit this to obtain
sensitive information. (CVE-2018-12383)
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.