Ubuntu 8.04 LTS / 9.10 / 10.04 LTS / 10.10 : firefox, firefox-3.0, firefox-3.5 vulnerability (USN-1011-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2010-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2010-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

Morten Krakvik discovered a heap-based buffer overflow in Firefox. If
a user were tricked into navigating to a malicious site, an attacker
could cause a denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary code as
the user invoking the program.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 50378 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2010-3765