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

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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).

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

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