Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 14.04 LTS / 15.04 : firefox vulnerability (USN-2707-1)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 85297
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
DescriptionCody Crews discovered a way to violate the same-origin policy to inject script in to a non-privileged part of the PDF viewer. If a user were tricked in to opening a specially crafted website, an attacker could exploit this to read sensitive information from local files.
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SolutionUpdate the affected firefox package.