Ubuntu 9.10 : Multiple Xulrunner 1.9.1 vulnerabilities (USN-1123-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2011-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2011-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

A large number of security issues were discovered in the Gecko
rendering engine. If a user were tricked into viewing a malicious
website, a remote attacker could exploit a variety of issues related
to web browser security, including cross-site scripting attacks,
denial of service attacks, and arbitrary code execution.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

Solution :

Update the affected xulrunner-1.9.1 package.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.8
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true