USN-327-2: firefox regression

1 August 2006

firefox regression

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

  • Ubuntu 6.06 LTS

Software Description

Details

USN-327-1 fixed several vulnerabilities in Firefox. Unfortunately the new version introduced a regression in the handling of streamed media. Embedded media which were linked with a scheme other than http:// did not work any more. This update fixes this regression.

Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 6.06 LTS
firefox - 1.5.dfsg+1.5.0.5-0ubuntu6.06.1

To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.

After a standard system upgrade you need to restart Firefox to effect the necessary changes.

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