Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2012-2015 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2012-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
Henrik Skupin, Jesse Ruderman, Christian Holler, Soroush Dalili and
others discovered several memory corruption flaws in Firefox. If a
user were tricked into opening a specially crafted web page, a remote
attacker could cause Firefox to crash or potentially execute arbitrary
code as the user invoking the program. (CVE-2012-3982, CVE-2012-3983,
David Bloom and Jordi Chancel discovered that Firefox did not always
properly handle the <select> element. A remote attacker could exploit
this to conduct URL spoofing and clickjacking attacks. (CVE-2012-3984)
Collin Jackson discovered that Firefox did not properly follow the
HTML5 specification for document.domain behavior. A remote attacker
could exploit this to conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks via
Johnny Stenback discovered that Firefox did not properly perform
security checks on test methods for DOMWindowUtils. (CVE-2012-3986)
Alice White discovered that the security checks for GetProperty could
be bypassed when using JSAPI. If a user were tricked into opening a
specially crafted web page, a remote attacker could exploit this to
execute arbitrary code as the user invoking the program.
Mariusz Mlynski discovered a history state error in Firefox. A remote
attacker could exploit this to spoof the location property to inject
script or intercept posted data. (CVE-2012-3992)
Mariusz Mlynski and others discovered several flaws in Firefox that
allowed a remote attacker to conduct cross-site scripting (XSS)
attacks. (CVE-2012-3993, CVE-2012-3994, CVE-2012-4184)
Abhishek Arya, Atte Kettunen and others discovered several memory
flaws in Firefox when using the Address Sanitizer tool. If a user were
tricked into opening a specially crafted web page, a remote attacker
could cause Firefox to crash or potentially execute arbitrary code as
the user invoking the program. (CVE-2012-3990, CVE-2012-3995,
CVE-2012-4179, CVE-2012-4180, CVE-2012-4181, CVE-2012-4182,
CVE-2012-4183, CVE-2012-4185, CVE-2012-4186, CVE-2012-4187,
Update the affected firefox package.
Risk factor :
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 62476 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2012-3982CVE-2012-3983CVE-2012-3984CVE-2012-3985CVE-2012-3986CVE-2012-3988CVE-2012-3989CVE-2012-3990CVE-2012-3991CVE-2012-3992CVE-2012-3993CVE-2012-3994CVE-2012-3995CVE-2012-4179CVE-2012-4180CVE-2012-4181CVE-2012-4182CVE-2012-4183CVE-2012-4184CVE-2012-4185CVE-2012-4186CVE-2012-4187CVE-2012-4188
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