Ubuntu 12.10 : unity-firefox-extension vulnerability (USN-1639-1)

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 :

It was discovered that unity-firefox-extension incorrectly handled
certain callbacks. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause
unity-firefox-extension to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or
possibly execute arbitrary code.

Solution :

Update the affected xul-ext-unity package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 63027 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-0960