Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 6.10 / 7.04 / 7.10 : firefox vulnerabilities (USN-602-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2008-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2008-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description :

Flaws were discovered in Firefox which could lead to crashes during
JavaScript garbage collection. If a user were tricked into opening a
malicious web page, an attacker may be able to crash the browser or
possibly execute arbitrary code with the user's privileges.
(CVE-2008-1380).

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 32053 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-1380