Ubuntu 5.10 / 6.06 LTS : firefox regression (USN-398-4)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2007-2013 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 :

USN-398-2 fixed vulnerabilities in Firefox 1.5. However, when
auto-filling saved-password login forms without a username field,
Firefox would crash. This update fixes the problem.

We apologize for the inconvenience.

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 or SVG. (CVE-2006-6497,
CVE-2006-6498, CVE-2006-6499, CVE-2006-6501, CVE-2006-6502,
CVE-2006-6504)

Various flaws have been reported that allow an attacker to
bypass Firefox's internal XSS protections by tricking the
user into opening a malicious web page containing
JavaScript. (CVE-2006-6503).

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 27986 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-6497
CVE-2006-6498
CVE-2006-6499
CVE-2006-6501
CVE-2006-6502
CVE-2006-6503
CVE-2006-6504