Firefox vulnerabilities

2012-10-09T00:00:00
ID USN-1600-1
Type ubuntu
Reporter Ubuntu
Modified 2012-10-09T00:00:00

Description

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, CVE-2012-3989)

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 javascript execution. (CVE-2012-3985)

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. (CVE-2012-3991)

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, CVE-2012-4188)