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USN-6227-1: SpiderMonkey vulnerabilities

13 July 2023

Several security issues were fixed in SpiderMonkey.

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Releases

Packages

  • mozjs102 - SpiderMonkey JavaScript library

Details

Several security issues were discovered in the SpiderMonkey JavaScript
library. If a user were tricked into opening malicious JavaScript
applications or processing malformed data, a remote attacker could exploit
a variety of issues related to JavaScript security, including denial of
service attacks, and arbitrary code execution.

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Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 23.04
Ubuntu 22.10
Ubuntu 22.04

After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make all
the necessary changes.

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