Ubuntu 5.10 / 6.06 LTS : firefox vulnerabilities (USN-381-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2006-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2007-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

USN-351-1 fixed a flaw in the verification of PKCS certificate
signatures. Ulrich Kuehn discovered a variant of the original attack
which the original fix did not cover. (CVE-2006-5462)

Various flaws have been reported that allow an attacker to execute
arbitrary code with user privileges by tricking the user into opening
a malicious web page containing JavaScript. (CVE-2006-5463,
CVE-2006-5464, CVE-2006-5747, CVE-2006-5748).

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.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:ND/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 27964 ()

Bugtraq ID: 19849

CVE ID: CVE-2006-4340
CVE-2006-5462
CVE-2006-5463
CVE-2006-5464
CVE-2006-5747
CVE-2006-5748