USN-2538-1: Firefox vulnerabilities
22 March 2015
Firefox could be made to crash or run programs as your login if it opened a malicious website.
- firefox - Mozilla Open Source web browser
A flaw was discovered in the implementation of typed array bounds checking
opening a specially crafted website, an attacked could exploit this to
execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user invoking Firefox.
Mariusz Mlynski discovered a flaw in the processing of SVG format content
navigation. If a user were tricked in to opening a specially crafted
website, an attacker could exploit this to run arbitrary script in a
privileged context. (CVE-2015-0818)
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
After a standard system update you need to restart Firefox to make
all the necessary changes.