Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2011-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2011-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
Boris Zbarsky, Gary Kwong, Jesse Ruderman, Michael Wu, and Ted
Mielczarek discovered multiple memory vulnerabilities. An attacker
could exploit these to possibly run arbitrary code as the user running
It was discovered that there was a vulnerability in the memory
handling of certain types of content. An attacker could exploit this
to possibly run arbitrary code as the user running Firefox.
requests. An attacker could exploit this to possibly run arbitrary
code as the user running Firefox. (CVE-2011-0069)
Ian Beer discovered a vulnerability in the memory handling of a
certain types of documents. An attacker could exploit this to possibly
run arbitrary code as the user running Firefox. (CVE-2011-0070)
Chris Evans discovered a vulnerability in Firefox's XSLT generate-id()
function. An attacker could possibly use this vulnerability to make
other attacks more reliable. (CVE-2011-1202).
Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.
Update the affected firefox package.
Risk factor :
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 55079 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2011-0069CVE-2011-0070CVE-2011-0079CVE-2011-0081CVE-2011-1202
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