USN-1123-1: Xulrunner vulnerabilities
30 April 2011
Multiple Xulrunner 1.9.1 vulnerabilities
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 9.10
Multiple xulrunner-1.9.1 vulnerabilities
- xulrunner-1.9.1 - XUL + XPCOM application runner
A large number of security issues were discovered in the Gecko rendering engine. If a user were tricked into viewing a malicious website, a remote attacker could exploit a variety of issues related to web browser security, including cross-site scripting attacks, denial of service attacks, and arbitrary code execution.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.
After a standard system update you need to restart any applications which use Xulrunner to make all the necessary changes.