Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2007-2015 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2007-2015 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-2007-5336,
Michal Zalewski discovered that the onUnload event handlers were
incorrectly able to access information outside the old page content. A
malicious website could exploit this to modify the contents, or steal
confidential data (such as passwords), of the next loaded web page.
Stefano Di Paola discovered that Firefox did not correctly request
Digest Authentications. A malicious website could exploit this to
inject arbitrary HTTP headers or perform session splitting attacks
against proxies. (CVE-2007-2292)
Flaws were discovered in the file upload form control. By tricking a
user into opening a malicious web page, an attacker could force
arbitrary files from the user's computer to be uploaded without their
consent. (CVE-2006-2894, CVE-2007-3511)
Eli Friedman discovered that XUL could be used to hide a window's
titlebar. A malicious website could exploit this to enhance their
attempts at creating phishing websites. (CVE-2007-5334)
Georgi Guninski discovered that Firefox would allow file-system based
web pages to access additional files. By tricking a user into opening
a malicious web page from a gnome-vfs location, an attacker could
steal arbitrary files from the user's computer. (CVE-2007-5337)
It was discovered that the XPCNativeWrappers were not safe in certain
situations. By tricking a user into opening a malicious web page, an
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.1
Public Exploit Available : true