Ubuntu 11.04 : unity-2d update (USN-1463-5)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2012-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2012-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

USN-1463-2 fixed a bug in Unity 2D exposed by a recent Firefox update.
It was discovered that the issue was only partially fixed on Ubuntu
11.04. When Thunderbird was started from the launcher, Thunderbird was
still unable to obtain pointer grabs under certain conditions. This
update fixes the problem.

USN-1463-1 fixed vulnerabilities in Firefox. The Firefox update
exposed a bug in Unity 2D which resulted in Firefox being unable to
obtain pointer grabs in order to open popup menus. This update fixes
the problem.

Solution :

Update the affected unity-2d-launcher package.

Risk factor :

High

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 59724 ()

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