Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2007-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2007-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
tricking a user into opening a malicious web page, an attacker could
execute arbitrary code with the user's privileges. (CVE-2007-2867,
A flaw was discovered in the form autocomplete feature. By tricking a
user into opening a malicious web page, an attacker could cause a
persistent denial of service. (CVE-2007-2869)
Nicolas Derouet discovered flaws in cookie handling. By tricking a
user into opening a malicious web page, an attacker could force the
browser to consume large quantities of disk or memory while processing
long cookie paths. (CVE-2007-1362)
A flaw was discovered in the same-origin policy handling of the
this to modify the contents, or steal confidential data (such as
passwords), of other web pages. (CVE-2007-2870)
Chris Thomas discovered a flaw in XUL popups. A malicious web site
could exploit this to spoof or obscure portions of the browser UI,
such as the location bar. (CVE-2007-2871).
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3