Mozilla Firefox: Multiple vulnerabilities — GLSA 201903-04

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Mozilla Firefox, the worst of which may allow execution of arbitrary code.

Affected Packages

www-client/firefox on all architectures
Affected versions < 60.5.1
Unaffected versions >= 60.5.1
www-client/firefox-bin on all architectures
Affected versions < 60.5.1
Unaffected versions >= 60.5.1

Background

Mozilla Firefox is a popular open-source web browser from the Mozilla Project.

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Mozilla Firefox. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact

A remote attacker could entice a user to view a specially crafted web page possibly resulting in the execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or cause a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All Mozilla FireFox users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-client/firefox-60.5.1"
 

All Mozilla FireFox bin users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-client/firefox-bin-60.5.1"
 

References

Release Date
March 10, 2019

Latest Revision
March 10, 2019: 1

Severity
normal

Exploitable
remote

Bugzilla entries