Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 11.04 / 11.10 / 12.04 LTS / 12.10 : firefox vulnerabilities (USN-1620-1)

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 :

Mariusz Mlynski and others discovered several flaws in Firefox that
allowed a remote attacker to conduct cross-site scripting (XSS)
attacks. (CVE-2012-4194, CVE-2012-4195)

Antoine Delignat-Lavaud discovered a flaw in the way Firefox handled
the Location object. If a user were tricked into opening a specially
crafted page, a remote attacker could exploit this to bypass security
protections and perform cross-origin reading of the Location object.

Solution :

Update the affected firefox package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.1
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.4
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 62733 ()

Bugtraq ID: 56301

CVE ID: CVE-2012-4194