Ubuntu 6.10 / 7.04 / 7.10 : firefox regression (USN-546-2)
High Nessus Plugin ID 29236
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionUSN-546-1 fixed vulnerabilities in Firefox. The upstream update included a faulty patch which caused the drawImage method of the canvas element to fail. This update fixes the problem.
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It was discovered that Firefox incorrectly associated redirected sites as the origin of 'jar:' contents. A malicious website could exploit this to modify or steal confidential data (such as passwords) from other web sites. (CVE-2007-5947)
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SolutionUpdate the affected packages.