Ubuntu: 1600-1: Firefox vulnerabilities
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Ubuntu Multiple security issues were fixed in Firefox.
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1600-1
October 09, 2012

firefox vulnerabilities

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 11.10
- Ubuntu 11.04
- Ubuntu 10.04 LTS


Multiple security issues were fixed in Firefox.

Software Description:
- firefox: Mozilla Open Source web browser


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, CVE-2012-3988,

David Bloom and Jordi Chancel discovered that Firefox did not always
properly handle the