Ubuntu 6.06 LTS : firefox vulnerabilities (USN-717-3)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 65114
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionKojima 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).
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SolutionUpdate the affected packages.