Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 11.04 / 11.10 / 12.04 LTS : firefox vulnerabilities (USN-1608-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2012-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2012-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

It was discovered that the browser engine used in Firefox contained a
memory corruption flaw. 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-2012-4191)

It was discovered that Firefox allowed improper access to the Location
object. An attacker could exploit this to obtain sensitive
information. (CVE-2012-4192).

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)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.4
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 62515 ()

Bugtraq ID: 55889

CVE ID: CVE-2012-4191
CVE-2012-4192