USN-5037-2: Firefox regression
25 August 2021
USN-5037-1 caused a regression in Firefox.
- firefox - Mozilla Open Source web browser
USN-5037-1 fixed vulnerabilities in Firefox. The update introduced a
regression that caused Firefox to repeatedly prompt for a password. This
update fixes the problem.
We apologize for the inconvenience.
Original advisory details:
Multiple security issues were discovered in Firefox. If a user were
tricked into opening a specially crafted website, an attacker could
potentially exploit these to cause a denial of service, obtain sensitive
information, trick a user into accepting unwanted permissions, or execute
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.