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USN-1600-1: Firefox vulnerabilities

9 October 2012

Multiple security issues were fixed in Firefox.



  • 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