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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.844458
Category:Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Title:Ubuntu: Security Advisory for firefox (USN-4383-1)
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'firefox'; package(s) announced via the USN-4383-1 advisory.
Description:Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'firefox'
package(s) announced via the USN-4383-1 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, spoof the
addressbar, or execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2020-12405, CVE-2020-12406,
CVE-2020-12407, CVE-2020-12408, CVE-2020-12409, CVE-2020-12410,
CVE-2020-12411)

It was discovered that NSS showed timing differences when performing DSA
signatures. An attacker could potentially exploit this to obtain private
keys using a timing attack. (CVE-2020-12399)

Affected Software/OS:
'firefox' package(s) on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, Ubuntu 19.10, Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, Ubuntu 16.04 LTS.

Solution:
Please install the updated package(s).

CVSS Score:
9.3

CVSS Vector:
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2020-12405
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2020-12406
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2020-12407
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2020-12408
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2020-12409
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2020-12410
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2020-12411
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2020-12399
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