USN-5284-1: Firefox vulnerabilities
14 February 2022
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 into opening a specially crafted website, an attacker could
potentially exploit these to cause a denial of service, bypass security
restrictions, obtain sensitive information, or execute arbitrary code.
(CVE-2022-0511, CVE-2022-22755, CVE-2022-22759, CVE-2022-22760,
It was discovered that extensions of a particular type could auto-update
themselves and bypass the prompt that requests permissions. If a user
were tricked into installing a specially crafted extension, an attacker
could potentially exploit this to bypass security restrictions.
It was discovered that dragging and dropping an image into a folder could
result in it being marked as executable. If a user were tricked into
dragging and dropping a specially crafted image, an attacker could
potentially exploit this to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2022-22756)
It was discovered that Remote Agent, used in WebDriver, did not validate
Host or Origin headers. If a user were tricked into opening a specially
crafted website with WebDriver enabled, an attacker could potentially
exploit this to connect back to the user's browser in order to control
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.
- USN-5345-1: thunderbird-locale-ca, thunderbird-locale-sv, thunderbird-locale-he, thunderbird-locale-is, thunderbird-locale-ta-lk, thunderbird-locale-gd, thunderbird-locale-hy, thunderbird-locale-es-es, thunderbird-locale-zh-cn, thunderbird-locale-sq, thunderbird-locale-pt-pt, thunderbird-locale-en-gb, thunderbird-locale-da, thunderbird-locale-es-ar, thunderbird-locale-br, thunderbird-locale-et, thunderbird-locale-eu, thunderbird-locale-ja, thunderbird-locale-pa, thunderbird-locale-bg, thunderbird-locale-ka, thunderbird-locale-zh-tw, thunderbird-locale-dsb, thunderbird-locale-sr, thunderbird-locale-sk, thunderbird-locale-ru, thunderbird-locale-fr, thunderbird-locale-ms, thunderbird-locale-th, thunderbird-locale-nb-no, thunderbird-locale-kk, thunderbird-locale-ga-ie, thunderbird-locale-it, thunderbird-locale-nn, thunderbird-locale-pt, thunderbird-mozsymbols, xul-ext-calendar-timezones, thunderbird-locale-rm, thunderbird-locale-de, thunderbird-locale-bn-bd, thunderbird-locale-fy, thunderbird-locale-af, thunderbird-locale-vi, thunderbird-locale-pa-in, thunderbird-locale-pl, thunderbird-locale-mk, thunderbird-locale-lt, thunderbird-locale-ar, thunderbird-locale-ro, thunderbird-locale-es, thunderbird-locale-gl, thunderbird-locale-id, thunderbird-locale-pt-br, thunderbird-locale-sv-se, xul-ext-lightning, thunderbird-dev, thunderbird-locale-kab, thunderbird-locale-cs, thunderbird-locale-hr, thunderbird-locale-cy, thunderbird-locale-sl, thunderbird-locale-si, thunderbird-locale-lv, thunderbird-locale-fa, thunderbird-locale-ga, xul-ext-gdata-provider, thunderbird-locale-fi, thunderbird-locale-tr, thunderbird-locale-nb, thunderbird-locale-ast, thunderbird-locale-zh-hans, thunderbird-locale-uz, thunderbird-locale-be, thunderbird-locale-el, thunderbird-locale-ko, thunderbird-locale-hsb, thunderbird-locale-ta, thunderbird-locale-nn-no, thunderbird, thunderbird-locale-nl, thunderbird-locale-cak, thunderbird-locale-en-us, thunderbird-gnome-support, thunderbird-locale-uk, thunderbird-locale-fy-nl, thunderbird-locale-hu, thunderbird-locale-zh-hant, thunderbird-locale-bn, thunderbird-locale-en