Ubuntu 5.10 / 6.06 LTS / 6.10 : firefox vulnerability (USN-443-1)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 28040
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionA flaw was discovered in how Firefox handled PASV FTP responses. If a user were tricked into visiting a malicious FTP server, a remote attacker could perform a port-scan of machines within the user's network, leading to private information disclosure.
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SolutionUpdate the affected packages.