Ubuntu 7.10 : firefox-3.0 vulnerabilities (USN-717-2)

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


Synopsis :

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

Description :

A flaw was discovered in the browser engine when restoring closed
tabs. If a user were tricked into restoring a tab to a malicious
website with form input controls, an attacker could steal local files
on the user's system. (CVE-2009-0355)

Wladimir Palant discovered that Firefox did not restrict access to
cookies in HTTP response headers. If a user were tricked into opening
a malicious web page, a remote attacker could view sensitive
information. (CVE-2009-0357).

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.4
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:N/A:N)

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 65113 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-0355
CVE-2009-0357