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

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2012-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2012-2016 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.

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 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

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