USN-4474-1: Firefox vulnerabilities

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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, trick the user in to installing a malicious extension, spoof the URL bar, leak sensitive information between origins, or execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2020-15664, CVE-2020-15665, CVE-2020-15666, CVE-2020-15670) It was discovered that NSS incorrectly handled certain signatures. An attacker could possibly use this issue to expose sensitive information. (CVE-2020-12400, CVE-2020-12401, CVE-2020-6829) A data race was discovered when importing certificate information in to the trust store. An attacker could potentially exploit this to cause an unspecified impact. (CVE-2020-15668)

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