USN-4323-1: Firefox vulnerabilities
07 April 2020
Firefox could be made to crash or run programs as your login if it opened a malicious website.
- firefox - Mozilla Open Source web browser
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, obtain sensitive
information, or execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2020-6821, CVE-2020-6822,
CVE-2020-6824, CVE-2020-6825, CVE-2020-6826)
It was discovered that extensions could obtain auth codes from OAuth login
flows in some circumstances. If a user were tricked in to installing a
specially crafted extension, an attacker could potentially exploit this to
obtain access to the user's account. (CVE-2020-6823)
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.