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-2007-5339,
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)
Michal Zalewski discovered that the onUnload event handlers were
incorrectly able to access information outside the old page content. A
malicious web site 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 Thunderbird did not correctly request
Digest Authentications. A malicious web site could exploit this to
inject arbitrary HTTP headers or perform session splitting attacks
against proxies. (CVE-2007-2292)
Eli Friedman discovered that XUL could be used to hide a window's
titlebar. A malicious web site could exploit this to enhance their
attempts at creating phishing web sites. (CVE-2007-5334)
Georgi Guninski discovered that Thunderbird 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
is not recommended to enable it.
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3