Ubuntu 6.06 LTS : firefox vulnerabilities (USN-327-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2006-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2007-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description :

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 web site could exploit these to modify the contents or steal
confidential data (such as passwords) from other opened web pages.
(CVE-2006-3802, CVE-2006-3810)

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)

Please see

http://www.mozilla.org/projects/security/known-vulnerabilities.html#Fi
refox

for technical details of these vulnerabilities.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Public Exploit Available : true