========================================================================== Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1639-1 November 22, 2012 unity-firefox-extension vulnerability ========================================================================== A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: - Ubuntu 12.10 Summary: unity-firefox-extension could be made to crash or run programs as your login if it opened a malicious website. Software Description: - unity-firefox-extension: Firefox extension: Unity Integration Details: It was discovered that unity-firefox-extension incorrectly handled certain callbacks. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause unity-firefox-extension to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. Update instructions: The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 12.10: xul-ext-unity 2.4.1-0ubuntu1.1 After a standard system update you need to restart Firefox to make all the necessary changes. References: http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1639-1 CVE-2012-0960 Package Information: https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/unity-firefox-extension/2.4.1-0ubuntu1.1
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