Ubuntu update for firefox

by Carol~ Moderator - 10/12/12 7:27 AM

In Reply to: VULNERABILITIES / FIXES - October 12, 2012 by Carol~ Moderator

Release Date : 2012-10-12

Criticality level : Highly critical
Impact: Security Bypass
System access
Where : From remote
Solution Status : Vendor Patch

Operating System : Ubuntu Linux 10.04
Ubuntu Linux 11.04
Ubuntu Linux 11.10
Ubuntu Linux 12.04

Description:
Ubuntu has issued an update for firefox. This fixes two vulnerabilities, which can be exploited by malicious people to bypass certain security restrictions and compromise a user's system.

Solution:
Apply updated packages.

Original Advisory:
USN-1608-1:
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1608-1/

http://secunia.com/advisories/50929/