Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2006-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2007-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related
Various flaws have been reported that allow an attacker to execute
arbitrary code with user privileges by tricking the user into opening
a malicious URL. (CVE-2006-3113, CVE-2006-3677, CVE-2006-3801,
CVE-2006-3803, CVE-2006-3805, CVE-2006-3806, CVE-2006-3807,
CVE-2006-3809, CVE-2006-3811, CVE-2006-3812)
cross-site scripting vulnerabilities were found in the
XPCNativeWrapper() function and native DOM method handlers. A
malicious website could exploit these to modify the contents or steal
confidential data (such as passwords) from other opened web pages.
A bug was found in the script handler for automatic proxy
configuration. A malicious proxy could send scripts which could
execute arbitrary code with the user's privileges. (CVE-2006-3808)
for technical details of these vulnerabilities.
Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.8
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 27905 ()
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