Ubuntu 11.04 : Firefox vulnerabilities (USN-1121-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2011-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2011-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

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
Firefox. (CVE-2011-0079)

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.
(CVE-2011-0081)

It was discovered that Firefox incorrectly handled certain JavaScript
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).

Solution :

Update the affected firefox package.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 55079 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-0069
CVE-2011-0070
CVE-2011-0079
CVE-2011-0081
CVE-2011-1202