Ubuntu 6.06 LTS : firefox vulnerabilities (USN-728-3)
High Nessus Plugin ID 65116
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionJesse Ruderman and Gary Kwong discovered flaws in the browser engine.
If a user were tricked into viewing a malicious website, a remote attacker could cause a denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user invoking the program.
Georgi Guninski discovered a flaw when Firefox performed a cross-domain redirect. An attacker could bypass the same-origin policy in Firefox by utilizing nsIRDFService and steal private data from users authenticated to the redirected website. (CVE-2009-0776).
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SolutionUpdate the affected packages.