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Ubuntu: USN-5370-1 (CVE-2022-28288): Firefox vulnerabilities

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Ubuntu: USN-5370-1 (CVE-2022-28288): Firefox vulnerabilities

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
04/07/2022
Created
04/12/2022
Added
04/08/2022
Modified
04/28/2022

Description

Details for this vulnerability have not been published by NIST at this point. Descriptions from software vendor advisories for this issue are provided below.

From USN-5370-1:

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, execute script unexpectedly, obtain sensitive information, conduct spoofing attacks, or execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2022-1097,CVE-2022-24713,CVE-2022-28281, CVE-2022-28282,CVE-2022-28284,CVE-2022-28285,CVE-2022-28286, CVE-2022-28288,CVE-2022-28289)

A security issue was discovered with the sourceMapURL feature of devtools. An attacker could potentially exploit this to include local files that should have been inaccessible. (CVE-2022-28283)

It was discovered that selecting text caused Firefox to crash in some circumstances. An attacker could potentially exploit this to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2022-28287)

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-firefox

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