Ubuntu 12.10 : unity-firefox-extension vulnerability (USN-1665-1)

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 bypassed the same
origin policy checks in certain circumstances. If a user were tricked
into opening a malicious page, an attacker could exploit this to steal
confidential data or perform other security-sensitive operations.

Solution :

Update the affected xul-ext-unity package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 63264 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-0958