Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 14.04 LTS / 14.10 : firefox vulnerabilities (USN-2538-1)
High Nessus Plugin ID 82022
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
Mariusz Mlynski discovered a flaw in the processing of SVG format content navigation. If a user were tricked in to opening a specially crafted website, an attacker could exploit this to run arbitrary script in a privileged context. (CVE-2015-0818).
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SolutionUpdate the affected firefox package.