Ubuntu 6.06 LTS : firefox vulnerabilities (USN-717-3)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2009-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2013-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

Kojima Hajime discovered that Firefox did not properly handle an
escaped null character. An attacker may be able to exploit this flaw
to bypass script sanitization. (CVE-2008-5510)

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).

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 packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 65114 ()

Bugtraq ID: 32882
33598

CVE ID: CVE-2008-5510
CVE-2009-0357