USN-5709-2: Firefox vulnerabilities
10 November 2022
USN-5709-1 introduced minor regressions in Firefox
- firefox - Mozilla Open Source web browser
USN-5709-1 fixed vulnerabilities in Firefox. The update introduced
several minor regressions. 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 across domains, or execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2022-42927,
CVE-2022-42928, CVE-2022-42929, CVE-2022-42930, CVE-2022-42932)
It was discovered that Firefox saved usernames to a plaintext file. A
local user could potentially exploit this to obtain sensitive information.
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.