Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2007-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2007-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related
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
CVE-2006-6498, CVE-2006-6499, CVE-2006-6501, CVE-2006-6502,
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
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 :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.1
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 27986 ()
Bugtraq ID: 21668
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