Ubuntu 17.10 / 18.04 LTS : mozjs52 vulnerabilities (USN-3688-1)
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 110622
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
DescriptionMultiple memory safety issues were fixed in Spidermonkey. An attacker could potentially exploit these to cause a denial of service, or execute arbitrary code.
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SolutionUpdate the affected libmozjs-52-0 package.