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 patches.
A flaw was discovered in handling of 'about:blank' windows used by
addons. A malicious website could exploit this to modify the contents,
or steal confidential data (such as passwords), of other web pages.
Jesper Johansson discovered that spaces and double-quotes were not
correctly handled when launching external programs. In rare
configurations, after tricking a user into opening a malicious web
page, an attacker could execute helpers with arbitrary arguments with
the user's privileges. (CVE-2007-3845).
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.3
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 28095 ()
Bugtraq ID: 2505325142
CVE ID: CVE-2007-3844CVE-2007-3845
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