The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
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-2006-2788, CVE-2006-3805, CVE-2006-3806,
CVE-2006-3807, CVE-2006-3809, CVE-2006-3811, CVE-2006-4565,
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)
The NSS library did not sufficiently check the padding of PKCS #1 v1.5
signatures if the exponent of the public key is 3 (which is widely
used for CAs). This could be exploited to forge valid signatures
without the need of the secret key. (CVE-2006-4340)
viewed, replied to, or forwarded by putting the script in a remote XBL
file loaded by the message. (CVE-2006-4570).
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.4
Public Exploit Available : false