Ubuntu 8.04 LTS / 8.10 / 9.04 : firefox-3.0, xulrunner-1.9 vulnerabilities (USN-765-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2009-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2009-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description :

It was discovered that the upstream security fixes in USN-764-1
introduced a regression which could cause the browser to crash. If a
user were tricked into viewing a malicious website, a remote attacker
could cause a denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary code
with the privileges of the user invoking the program.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 38205 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-1313