USN-4408-1: Firefox vulnerabilities
02 July 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, bypass permission prompts, or execute arbitrary code.
(CVE-2020-12415, CVE-2020-12416, CVE-2020-12417, CVE-2020-12418,
CVE-2020-12419, CVE-2020-12420, CVE-2020-12422, CVE-2020-12424,
It was discovered that when performing add-on updates, certificate chains
not terminating with built-in roots were silently rejected. This could
result in add-ons becoming outdated. (CVE-2020-12421)
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.