Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2009-2015 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2009-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
Several flaws were discovered in the browser engine. These problems
could allow an attacker to crash the browser and possibly execute
arbitrary code with user privileges. (CVE-2009-0352, CVE-2009-0353)
bypass the same-origin policy in Firefox by utilizing a chrome XBL
A flaw was discovered in the browser engine when restoring closed
tabs. If a user were tricked into restoring a tab to a malicious
website with form input controls, an attacker could steal local files
on the user's system. (CVE-2009-0355)
Wladimir Palant discovered that Firefox did not restrict access to
cookies in HTTP response headers. If a user were tricked into opening
a malicious web page, a remote attacker could view sensitive
Paul Nel discovered that Firefox did not honor certain Cache-Control
HTTP directives. A local attacker could exploit this to view private
data in improperly cached pages of another user. (CVE-2009-0358).
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.7
Public Exploit Available : true