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'CVE-2015-4495 and SELinux', Or why doesn't SELinux confine Firefox?

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Security

Why don't we confine Firefox with SELinux?

That is one of the most often asked questions, especially after a new CVE like CVE-2015-4495, shows up. This vulnerability in firefox allows a remote session to grab any files in your home directory. If you can read the file then firefox can read it and send it back to the website that infected your browser.

The big problem with confining desktop applications is the way the desktop has been designed.

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Firefox 40 for Linux Arrives with Better Video Playback and Graphics Performance

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Mozilla has released Firefox 40 for the Linux platform, and it brings better scrolling, graphics, and video playback performance for this particular operating system, among many other changes.

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The Mozilla We Want

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Mozilla News

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  • Virtual reality is the next open web frontier

    Each year, there's a seemingly infinite amount of exciting things happening on the open web. It's hard to keep track of all the new things rolling out, but I'd like to draw your attention to one of them that Mozilla has been quietly working on MozVR. It's a new technology that combines the open web and virtual reality, enabling developers to create virtual worlds that we can step inside.

  • 0-day attack on Firefox users stole password and key data: Patch now!
  • Firefox exploit found in the wild

    Yesterday morning, August 5, a Firefox user informed us that an advertisement on a news site in Russia was serving a Firefox exploit that searched for sensitive files and uploaded them to a server that appears to be in Ukraine. This morning Mozilla released security updates that fix the vulnerability. All Firefox users are urged to update to Firefox 39.0.3. The fix has also been shipped in Firefox ESR 38.1.1.

Important Firefox 39.0.3 Security Update Arrives in Ubuntu

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Ubuntu

Canonical announced that the latest Firefox 39.0.3 has been uploaded to the repositories for the users of Ubuntu 15.04, Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS.

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Mozilla Firefox 39.0.3 Hotfix Out Now to Patch a Critical Issue in the Built-in PDF Viewer

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Today, August 6, Mozilla started seeding the first hotfix release of the stable branch of its popular, open-source web browser for GNU/Linux, Mac OS X, and Microsoft Windows operating systems, Mozilla Firefox 39.0.

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DRM issues kill off Matchstick Firefox OS dongle as pledges refunded

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Moz/FF

Webconverger 31 Kiosk OS Is Now Using Firefox 39

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Webconverger is a Linux distribution used for deployment in places like offices or Internet cafes, which provides users only with web applications. A new important upgrade has been made available and is now ready for download.

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After Firefox, LibreOffice Has Been Hacked to Work on Wayland - Video

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Moz/FF

Caolán McNamara, a renowned Red Hat engineer, has recently published some interesting details, claiming that he managed to get the well-known LibreOffice open-source office suite to run on the next-generation Wayland display server.

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