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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.843853
Category:Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Title:Ubuntu Update for firefox USN-3844-1
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'firefox'; package(s) announced via the USN-3844-1 advisory.
Description:Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'firefox'
package(s) announced via the USN-3844-1 advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
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, bypass same-origin
restritions, or execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2018-12405, CVE-2018-12406,
CVE-2018-12407, CVE-2018-17466, CVE-2018-18492, CVE-2018-18493,
CVE-2018-18494, CVE-2018-18498)

Multiple security issues were discovered in WebExtensions. If a user were
tricked in to installing a specially crafted extension, an attacker could
potentially exploit these to open privileged pages, or bypass other
security restrictions. (CVE-2018-18495, CVE-2018-18497)

Affected Software/OS:
firefox on Ubuntu 18.10,
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS,
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS,
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS.

Solution:
Please install the updated package(s).

CVSS Score:
5.0

CVSS Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2018-12405
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2018-12406
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2018-12407
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2018-17466
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2018-18492
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2018-18493
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2018-18494
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2018-18498
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2018-18495
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2018-18497
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